Army personnel, who gunned down three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara district on 6 October, recovered a hoard of arms, ammunition, and medical equipment reportedly carrying 'made in Pakistan' markings from the slain terrorists.
Army personnel has confirmed that the encounter is now over.
Medical paraphernalia also recovered from the three terrorists killed in Handwara encounter this morning. pic.twitter.com/qEthJRL77A— ANI (@ANI_news) October 6, 2016
J&K: Handwara encounter over, huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered pic.twitter.com/clctCUcbQr— ANI (@ANI_news) October 6, 2016
"Three Pakistani terrorists were eliminated,and they were carrying huge cache of arms including 3 AK-47 rifles," Col Rajiv Saharan told ANI.
Adding that the terrorist started indiscriminate firing, Saharan said, "The maps and metric sheets they used are also being analysed, the medicines recovered have 'made in Pakistan' markings."
The terrorists opened fire in the wee hours of Thursday morning on an army camp at Langate in Handwara district, which was retaliated by the alert jawans.
The attack comes four days after the Baramulla attack where terrorists tried to break into the 46 Rashtriya Rifles camp. In the three-hour long gun battle, two terrorists and a BSF jawan were killed.