3 CRPF personnel martyred in a terrorist attack in Jammu And Kashmir's Kupwara

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According to ANI report,

Three CRPF personnel were killed on Monday in a terrorist attack in the Kupwara district of J&K. Terrorists attacked a CRPF patrol party near the Qaziabad area of Handwara.

The attack on the CRPF patrol party within the Qazibad area comes barely two days before the Handwara encounter during which five Army personnel and two terrorists were killed during an encounter. The incident happened on May 2.

According to an army official, a joint operation was launched by Army and the J&K Police after receiving a tip that few terrorists had taken some civilians as hostage inside a house in Changimulla at Handwara of Kupwara district.

Army said, In this operation, two terrorists were eliminated and Five Army personnel and a policeman were killed in the line of duty.