Two militants were killed in an encounter with armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday, officials said in Srinagar.
Armed forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khrew in Pampore area of the district following information about the presence of militants there, the officials said.
They said the search operation turned into an encounter after the ultras opened fire at the forces which was retaliated.
In the ensuing encounter, two militants were killed, the officials said.
They said the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultras was being ascertained.
Incriminating material including arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site of the encounter, they added