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Three LeT militants killed in Handwara encounter

A file picture of Army jawans rushing towards an encounter site in Handwara district, in Kashmir.

A file picture of Army jawans rushing towards an encounter site in Handwara district, in Kashmir.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

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Security forces launched a search operation in the area following information about presence of militants there

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gun battle with security forces in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a search operation at Magam in Handwara area of Kupwara District in north Kashmir following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said three Lashkar ultras have been killed.

The operation was going on when reports last came in.

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