The Bihar Post

#Handwara encounter: Killed terrorists had come from Pakistan


Srinagar: Alert army jawans foiled a daring attempt by the Pakistani terrorists to attack an army camp at Langate in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district early Thursday morning, gunning down three terrorists.

Reports said the heavily-armed militants dressed in army fatigue opened fire at an army camp at Handwara town at around 5 in the morning which was amply retaliated by the armed forces.

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After repulsing the attacks, the security forces launched intensive search operation in the areas leading to fierce encounter during which three militants were gunned down.

The security forces recovered huge number of arms and ammunition as well as other goods from their possession.

They included three AK-47 assault rifles, GPS sets, cell phones, radio sets, walkie talkies, batteries, medicines, dairy, biscuits, dry fruits and other food items

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The arms and food packets had ‘made in Pakistan’ inscribed over them.

According to Army, the terrorists were from Pakistan and believed to have infiltrated into Indian only recently.

The incident occurred just days after India witnessed a major militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri town on Sept 18 which left 19 soldiers martyred.

India has also launched a campaign against Pakistan at the United Nations’ platforms for aiding and abetting terrorism.

Featured Image Caption: Recovered medicines from  terrorists which had Pakistan marking over it

Image Courtesy: Social Media

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