Forces, militants exchange fire in Handwara forests


Militants and government forces exchanged fire in the forest area of Nowgam area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday, said police.

Taking to social networking site Twitter Police wrote:“Exchange of fire between SFs (security forces) and militants in forest areas of #Handwara. Details will follow.”

“The search operation has been launched in the area to trace out the militant group,” official sources said.


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