Security forces killed two terrorists in an encounter during wee hours, earlier today. The exchange of fire took place in Bagender Mohalla of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Currently, a search operation is underway.
The encounter broke out as the security forces laid a cordon and search operation in the region on the basis of specific inputs of 2 to 3 terrorists hiding in area. As forces approached the area, the militants open fired on them, triggering a gunfight.
Earlier last week, two militants were neutralized in an encounter with the security forces in Shopian district. Officials sources said that following a brief shoot out in the orchard area of Gahand village the two militants were killed. Their exact identities and affiliations are being ascertained.