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Gunfire exchanged between LeT terrorists, security forces in J&K`s Handwara

Last Updated: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 23:48

Zee Media Bureau/Tarun Khanna

Jammu: Fierce gunbattle exchanged between three Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists and joint forces at Handwara town in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

IG Abdul Gani Mir said the security forces have launched search operation and the area has been cordoned.

Further details are awaited.

Earlier in the day, a police officer was killed and other cops were injured when militants attacked at police party outside Chadoora police station in Budgam district of Kashmir.

Two Army soldiers were injured in July in a gunfight with militants in Handwara area.

First Published: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 17:38

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