J&K: 2 terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

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Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Nihama area of the south Kashmir district after receiving specific input about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

The search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired on a search party of the forces, who then fired back, the official said.

Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, V K Birdhi that two militants were killed in the exchange of firing.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists was being ascertained, he added.

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