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Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Handwara

An operation is still underway in the area.

india Updated: Oct 22, 2017 11:13 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Srinagar, Hindustan Times
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The gunfire erupted at 5:00am in the Langate town of Handwara.(PTI file for representation)

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday morning.

The gunfire erupted at 5:00am in the Langate town of Handwara, an Indian Army spokesperson said.

An operation is still underway in the Ananwan area.

“One terrorist has been killed and a weapon has been recovered in the operation which is still ongoing,” defence ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said.

More details are awaited.

First Published: Oct 22, 2017 08:03 IST