Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation early Monday morning in Anantnag district following information about the presence of militants there.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter around 6:40 am when the militants opened fire on the security forces.
In the ensuing gunfight, two militants were killed and arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of the encounter.
He said the search operation in the area was underway.