Two terrorists, associated with Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir early today.
The firing began during wee hours in Gopalpora area. The cordon and search operation was launched in the village after the police received reports about the presence of militants there. The identity of the slain terrorist has not been ascertained yet.
“As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the security forces triggering an encounter in which one militant has been killed. The slain militant belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit. His exact identity is being established,” police sources daid. As a precautionary measure authorities have suspended mobile internet services in the district.