Two militants have been killed in a gunfight that broke out between militants and government forces at Tangpawa Kokernag area of Anantnag district, officials said on Monday.
An official said that a joint team of police, army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, which was retaliated, thus triggering an encounter.
He said during exchange of fire, two militants have been killed while operation is on in the area.(KNO)