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J-K: Weapons found while renovating old mosque

ANI  |  Handwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

While renovating an old mosque, the villagers of Lashipora in Rajwar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara district on Sunday found weapons, one AK-47 rifle and three magazines.

The villagers handed over the weapons to the Handwara Police.

Earlier in the day, in a major development two (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security personnel at Handwara's Waripora.

The encounter began in the Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

A search operation is currently going on.

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 21:10 IST