Three militants killed after Pakistan opens fire at Nowgam sector along LOC

The search teams are currently carrying out a search operation in the area.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 10, 2017 2:10:04 pm
The firing started at around 11:30 pm on Sunday, according to ANI.

Security forces gunned down three mlitants in Nowgam sector on Monday during a search operation in Handwara area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. According to sources, the officials started firing after they noticed suspicious movement in the area.  A search operation was prompted after Pakistan initiated indiscriminate firing along LOC in Nowgam sector around 11:30 on Sunday night. The forces are still continuing search operations in the nearby regions, according to reports.

More details are awaited.

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