Militant killed in Handwara identified: Police


A militant killed in a shootout in Badra Payeen area of Kralgund in north Kashmir’s Handwara town on late last night was affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammed outfit, police said.

“From the #incriminating materials recovered, killed #terrorist has been identified as #Pakistani national codenamed #Anwar. He was affiliated with #proscribed #terror outfit #JeM,” police wrote on Twitter.

Earlier sources said that after a brief gunfight last night, one militant was killed and his body was recovered along with a pistol and some grenades.


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