Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, according to an agency report from Srinagar.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Awneera area of Shopian in the early hours after receiving information about presence of terrorists there, news agency PTI quoted a police spokesman as saying.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired at the security forces. “Two terrorists were killed in the retaliatory firing by the security forces. Arms and ammunition were recovered from the scene of the encounter,” he added.
The spokesman said the identity and the group affiliation of the terrorists were being ascertained.