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encounterOne army jawan was killed on Wednesday morning in an ongoing encounter with terrorists in Rajwar area of Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir.

Accoridng to reports, the jawan fell into a gorge, after which he was airlifted to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The encounter started after security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Watsar forests in Handwara area last night following information about the presence of militants in the area. The gunbattle raged when reports last came in.