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Militant killed in Handwara gunfight: Police

Militant killed in Handwara gunfight: Police
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Srinagar: A militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Thursday in Batpora, Magam area of north Kashmirโ€™s Handwara.

Police confirmed the killing of a militant in a tweet.

โ€œOne terrorist (FT) of proscribed LeT outfit was killed in the #Handwara operation. Weapon and other incriminating materials recovered. Further details to follow,โ€ tweeted Jammu Kashmir police.

Earlier government forces cordoned off Batpora area of Magam in north Kashmirโ€™s Handwara after receiving input about the presence of militants, sources said.

As the forces reached near a particular spot they were fired upon by hiding militants triggering a gunfight, they said.

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