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Terrorists Attack CRPF Party Posted In Qaziabad Area Of Handwara; 3 Personnel Martyred

Unidentified terrorists fired on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) party posted near the Wangam stop in the Qaziabad area of Handwara in North Kashmir.

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In a shocking development on Monday, three CRPF personnel were martyred when unidentified terrorists fired on the Central Reserve Police Force party posted near the Wangam stop in the Qaziabad area of Handwara in North Kashmir. As per sources, the CRPF also retaliated after being attacked. The entire area was cordoned off to nab the attackers. 

Read: CDS Gen. Rawat Says 'Pakistan Frustrated With Peace In J&K', Lauds Handwara Martyrs

5 security personnel martyred in Handwara encounter

This terror attack comes a day after 5 security personnel including an Army Colonel and Major were martyred in an encounter with terrorists at a village in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Indian Army statement, a joint operation was launched by the Army and Police based on the intelligence input that terrorists had taken civilians as hostages in a house in Changimul, Handwara. The security personnel managed to safely rescue the citizens and eliminated two terrorists. Subsequently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi. President Ram Nath Kovind, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and several other top officials paid tribute to the martyred personnel. 

Read: Vicky Kaushal Pays Tribute To Bravehearts Who Lost Their Lives In Handwara Encounter

Read: 'Your Sacrifice Will Never Be Forgotten': KL Rahul Pays Tribute To Handwara Martyrs

Read: 5 Personnel Including Army Colonel, Major Martyred In Handwara; Raksha Mantri Pays Tribute

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