Militant killed in ongoing Handwara gunfight, says Police

Srinagar 09 Jul 2018

An unidentified militant was killed in an overnight gunfight with government forces in Magam forest area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Official sources said that One militant has been killed in a brief exchange of fire in  Magam forest area of Handwara so far.

The encounter started late last night at Tongawali Behak in Nowgam sector of LOC in north Kashmir’s Handwara after forces launched a cordon and search operation there following specific information about the presence of militants.

More details are awaited.