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2 LeT terrorists killed in Handwara encounter


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Two terrorists affiliated to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), including a Pakistani national, were gunned down in an encounter that took place earlier today.

Officials said the identity of the other terrorist is being ascertained.

Five security personnel and one civilian also lost their lives in the gunfire that ensued between security forces and terrorists in the encounter which entered its third day in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

CRPF has recovered incriminating materials including arms and ammunition from the site of encounter.

Police have registered a case in this matter. The incriminating materials retrieved from the site of the encounter have been taken in the case records for further investigation and probe their complicity in other terror cases.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sun, March 03 2019. 21:20 IST