Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter
Pulwama: Two militants were killed in an ongoing anti-militancy operation in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, according to police.
They said the gun battle erupted at Pahoo during a cordon and a search operation in the area following an input about the presence of militants.
"As the joint team of forces cordoned the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists opened fire, triggering a gunfight," a security official said, adding that “the security forces effectively retaliated and so far two militants have been neutralized."
Police said the operation is in progress and further details shall follow.
This is the second encounter in past 24 hours in South Kashmir.
On Saturday, two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Pakistani militants were killed during a cordon and a search operation at Mirhama area of Kulgam.
(With UNI Inputs)