Security forces launched a search operation in Warnav village of Lolab area in Kupwara, and recovered one AK 47, five magazines, 60 rounds, four matrix, two cell phones, one GPS and one UBGL grenade from the encounter site.

The army resorted to encounter a month after the relentless ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC).

A few days ago, security forces had busted a militant hideout in Kupwara and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in the operation.

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