Two terrorists killed in encounter in Kashmir

Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

According to an official, security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Waghama in Anantnag district in south Kashmir this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.

Two unidentified militants have been killed in the encounter so far and further details are awaited, sources said.

This is second encounter in Anantnag district in as many days. Three militants were killed in the gun battle with security forces on Monday.


NT Bureau