Two militants killed in Handwara encounter

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Two militants and a soldier died in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday. An army spokesperson said three to four militants are believed to be trapped in the firefight that began today
afternoon in Bawan area of the district.
Colonel N N Joshi said that two militants and a soldier died in the initial exchange of fire.He said that the area has been cordoned off andreinforcements have been rushed to the encounter site.