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Jammu and Kashmir: 1 terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Handwara

The encounter took place in Handwara of Kupwara district after the terrorists attacked a patrolling party of Indian Army.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: November 02, 2018 9:25 IST ]

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At least one terrorist was killed on Thursday night in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

The encounter took place in Handwara of Kupwara district after the terrorists attacked a patrolling party of Indian Army. 

The incident occurred after a patrol party of 9 Para Regiment noticed suspicious movement, leading to the firing. 

Arms and ammunitions have also been recovered from the killed terrorist. 

The identity of the militant is yet to be ascertained.

More details are awaited.

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