Terrorist Killed in Jammu And Kashmir's Handwara, Pakistani Currency Recovered

The gunfight erupted early this morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara after the security forces launched an operation following information about presence of terrorists in the Langate area.

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Handwara encounter: An operation was launched following information about presence of terrorists here.


Jammu and Kashmir:  A terrorist has been killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara district after a gun battle erupted early this morning. The security forces launched a search operation following information about the presence of terrorists in the Langate area, about 126 km from Srinagar.

According to top police officials, a grenade, rifle and Pakistani currency have been recovered from the slain terrorist. 

Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said the firing started in Ananwan around 5 am when the forces notices some movement in the area. When the suspects were asked to surrender, they opened fire. "One terrorist has been killed and a weapon has been recovered in the operation," Col Kalia added.
 
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A grenade, rifle and Pakistani currency have been recovered.

More details are awaited.


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