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Two militants killed in Handwara encounter

 Army jawans rush towards encounter site in Handwara district of Kashmir. File photo

Army jawans rush towards encounter site in Handwara district of Kashmir. File photo

Two militants, who attacked a police party, were killed in exchange of fire in north kashmir’s Handwara area on Monday evening.

A police official said the two militants were “killed in a brief shootout” at Rajwar, Handwara.

The militants fired upon a joint party of police and the army near Galganzer. “The attack was repulsed and both the militants were killed,” said the police.

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


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