Militant killed as encounter ensues in north Kashmir
Militant killed as encounter ensues in north Kashmir
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Militant killed as encounter ensues in north Kashmir

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A militant was reportedly killed in an encounter with security forces in the frontier district of Kupwara early this morning, official sources said here this morning.
They said security forces and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint search operation in a village at Handwara in the frontier district of Kupwara.
However, when the security forces were sealing the area, the militants hiding there opened indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons, they said, adding that the fire was returned, ensuing an encounter in which a militant was reportedly killed.
There are three to four militants holed up in the area which has been cordoned off, they said.

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