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Encounter in Handwara; 3 terrorists killed

In an attack which took place at around 7:50 am in the morning, three terrorists got killed in an encounter done by the security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector in Handwara.

Terrorist blustered into a private building at Jehangir Mahal abutting Army’s brigade head quarter at Allah peer in Poonch town. In this aggression one police constable also died and other three are injured.

According to the reports there were two to three terrorists inside the building, in addition their prime target appeared to be Army’s Brigade headquarters. The security forces have also recovered four weapons from the terrorists.

Last week, three soldiers were injured by the militants in North Kashmir’s Handwara. The attack took place when the convoy was on Baramulla – Handwara highway. Similar attacks on an army convoy blowed in on August 17 that left two soldiers and a policeman dead.