Two militants killed in Handwara gunfight: Police

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Police on Tuesday claimed to have killed two militants in Galoora area of Langate in north Kashmir’s Handwara.

“Police and Security Forces during the preceding night jointly launched search operation based on credible inputs about the presence of militants at Galoora area of Langate in Handwara,” a police spokesman in a statement said.

Adding that during the searches, militants  fired on the search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter,  “In the ensuing encounter two militants were eliminated. The identity of killed militants is being ascertained,” he said.

“Arms and ammunition was also recovered from the site of encounter. Search in the area is going on,”

Police has registered a case in this regard and the investigation has been initiated in the instant matter

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