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Militant arrested from Handwara, J-K

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Handwara: A militant was arrested from Handwara forest area of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in a joint operation by the Army and the state Police.

Last week, an army jawan and three terrorists were killed in an encounter in Handwara forest. The encounter occurred when a group of heavily armed terrorists opened fired on 21 Rashtriya Rifles. Naik Satish Kumar of Army’s 21 Rashtriya Rifles died fighting terrorists.

Further details of the arrest are awaited. (ANI)