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3 CRPF Jawans Killed In Attack On Patrol In Jammu And Kashmir’s Handwara

At least three jawans of the Central Reserve force (CRPF) were killed and 7 injured after a patrolling party of the force was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Handwara on Monday, triggering a fierce gun-battle.

The encounter comes after the death of 5 security personnel, including two army officers, within the same area during a face-off with terrorists that began on Saturday.
Sources said the terrorists targetted a CRPF patrol and launched heavy fire on them.

The CRPF unit repulsed the attack and reinforcements from other security agencies have reached the world, officials said.

Encounter is underway. We have suffered some casualties,” said a CRPF officer.

In Saturday’s encounter, A colonel and a major – were among five security personnel who lost their lives.

A police officer and two soldiers were also part of the five-member team that came under heavy fire from terrorists.

A joint anti-terrorist operation by the armed forces and the J&K Police was carried out in the Handwara area of the district in north Kashmir, about 70 km from capital Srinagar, an official statement said, adding that the five-member team was able to rescue several civilians.

Two terrorists were killed during the joint operation.


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