Handwara encounter over, 4 terrorists killed

Jammu and Kashmir News

Srinagar, September 03:  Four terrorists were killed in Handwara encounter and one Army Jawan martyred in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

In the 12 hour encounter, four terrorists were shot by the security forces, apart from Handwara Police and SOG, 6 RR and 9 para contingents are part of the operation.

Pertinent to mention here that this was the second encounter in less than 24 hours in North Kashmir.

A soldier and a Hizbul Mujahideen militant were killed in a gun battle on Wednesday in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The militant was later identified as Riyaz Ahmed, a resident of Sopore, officials said.

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With Inputs from- Media Sources