3 CRPF troopers killed in Handwara attack

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Shopian: Security personnel deployed at the site where a gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, on June 23, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Three CRPF troopers were killed in action after terrorists attacked a party of the paramilitary force at Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, officials said.

According to details, the brief exchange of fire took place at Kralgund area of Handwara.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and search for other attackers have been launched.

The attack comes days after a colonel, a major, two soldiers and a police sub inspector besides two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Handwara.

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