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Three terrorists gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

Three terrorists gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

In two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara and Baramulla, a total of 5 terrorists have been killed overnight. "The fire was returned by the troops and in the ensuing gunfight, which continued till this morning, three militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed", he said.

State police chief S P Vaid, in a tweet confirmed that three Pakistani terrorists were killed in the encounter.

"One lady got injured in the cross firing and unfortunately she succumbed to her injuries", the spokesman said.

"In unisoo Handwara all the three militants apparently Pakistanis have been neutralised by Joint team of J&K Police, RR &CRPF".

After the attack, police, CRPF and army men launched a joint combing and search operation in the area to track down the militants responsible for the attack.

He said their bodies along with three weapons have been recovered from the encounter site.

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As the security forces moved into the Unisoo village after receiving intelligence of terrorists in the area, they were fired upon, triggering the encounter that led to the death of 3 militants.

A woman, identified as Misra Bano, was shot dead by troops in the same area.

A large number of people assembled in the village and started chanting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.

Meanwhile, authorities have directed telecom companies to snap Internet services in parts of Sopore and Handwara in wake of militant killings.

Although the firing has stopped, the search operations are still underway.


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