Encounter in Handwara Village

SRINAGAR: An encounter started Saturday evening between militants and government forces in Krumhura area of Handwara in north Kashmir. At least one person was killed and a soldier wounded in the fire fight.

“Acting upon specific information about the presence of militants the joint party of army’s 21 RR, 6 RR and SOG cordoned off the whole Krumhura area in Zatchaldara”, a senior police official said.

As the searches began militants opened fire resulting in a heavy fire exchange of firing between forces and militants.

When reports came in last late Saturday evening, intense exchange of fire was on. (GNS)

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