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J&K: Two militants gunned down in Handwara, say police

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Two unidentified militants were gunned down today by the security forces in a brief encounter in the Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir, police said.

Militants opened firing at a police check post at Sultanpora in the Zachaldara area of Handwara, 100 kms from here, a police official said.

The policemen retaliated, killing two militants, he added.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained, the official said.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 19:07 IST