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Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Handwara

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Srinagar: One unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter in a village in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Reports said that army’s 21 RR and Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Sudal village following inputs about the presence of militants.

A police officer said that the gunfight broke out following the joint team of forces intensified searches in the area.

So far in the ongoing operation one militant has been killed, he said.

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