Security forces have hit back terrorists plan to disturb Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar, capital of Jammu and Kashmir. They killed two terrorists in an encounter in Khunmoh area on the outskirts of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to police sources, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation following information about presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said, as Republic Day events were being held in parts of the city.
The search turned into a gun battle after terrorists opened firing on security forces. Two terrorists were killed in the operation, the official said adding that their identity and group affiliation were being ascertained.