Breaking: Two terrorists gunned down in Handwara

Army personnel moving towards a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at the Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir on Thursday. Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi. 04.02.2016. *** Local Caption *** Army personnel moving towards a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at the Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir on Thursday. Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi. 04.02.2016.
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SRINAGAR: Two unidentified militants were gunned down today by the security forces in a brief encounter in the Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir, police said.

Militants opened firing at a police check post at Sultanpora in the Zachaldara area of Handwara, 100 kms from here, a police official said.

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The policemen retaliated, killing two militants, he added.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained, the official said.