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Jammu and Kashmir: Three Lashkar militants gunned down in encounter in Handwara

The encounter, which broke out in Handwara’s Unisoo on Sunday night, concluded with the killing of three militants who are believed to be Pakistanis, belonging to the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: December 11, 2017 8:45 IST ]
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At least three terrorists were gunned down on Monday morning in an encounter between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Handwara district. A female civilian was also reportedly killed in the cross-firing. 

The encounter, which broke out in Handwara’s Unisoo on Sunday night, concluded with the killing of three militants who are believed to be Pakistanis, belonging to the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). 

Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid tweeted that a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir police, RR and CRPF carried out the operation. “It has been raining whole night & boys were out there in the cold,” he tweeted.

A massive search and cordon operation was carried out by the security forces after they received inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.

 
More details are awaited. 

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