WION Web Team Delhi, India
Nov 11, 2018, 10.44 PM
A group of terrorists attacked a police party in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara on Sunday, news agency ANI reported. According to reports, the police gunned down one terrorist, the exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists is underway.
Police retaliated when terrorists mounted an attack on a check-post at Handwara bypass, triggering a gunfight. The deceased terrorist has been identified as Ishtiyaaq from Pakistan, affiliated to terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed.
#JammuandKashmir: One terrorist killed in the exchange of fire between terrorists and police in Handwara. Identity of the terrorist is being ascertained. Arms and ammunition recovered. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/mNpDsagHA9
The Jammu and Kashmir police has registered a case, an investigation is underway. Arms and ammunition have been recovered from the deceased terrorist, more details are awaited.
Meanwhile, Naik Gosavi Keshav Somgir, an Army soldier, lost his life in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera Sector, earlier today.
The terrorist who was killed during an exchange of fire between terrorists & police in Handwara's Chattipora today, has been identified as Ishtiyaaq from Pakistan. He was affiliated with terror outfit, Jaish-e-Mohammed. Case registered and investigation underway: J&K Police