Handwara encounter: Police version

Srinagar: In a brief encounter, the two militants killed belonged to LeT, police spokesman said Sunday evening.

(A file image of encounter in Kashmir)

Giving details, he said the militants were killed in Warpora area of Handwara after acting on a specific information regarding the presence of militants in Warpora area of Handwara, Handwara police along with 21 RR launched a search operation.

During the search operation, militants present in the area fired upon the search party. The fire was retaliated, ensuing an encounter.

The identity of both the militants is being ascertained.

He said two AK 47 rifles, 02 Pistols, 04 AK Magazines, 02 Pistol Magazines, 02 UBGL Grenades and some more articles including maps and some cash were recovered from the encounter site.

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