Two militants were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants that started on Thursday evening at Chenigam in Kulgam district, south Kashmir.
A police spokesperson said that on specific information regarding the presence of militants’, police and security personnel cordoned off the area and launched a search operation, in Chenigam, Frisal village in Kulgam.
“The joint party was fired upon by militants triggering an encounter,” he said adding that arms and ammunition have been recovered from the encounter site.
Police officials said that identity of the slain militants is being ascertained. Search operation is still on in the area.