Two militants belonging to the proscribed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday.
Acting on information about the presence of militants, security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Nawapora in Mir Bazaar area.
The operation soon turned into an encounter in which two militants were neutralized.
"Both the killed #terrorists have been identified as #categorised local terrorists of proscribed #terror outfit LeT. Again an important #encounter as the operation site was very close to NHW (#Yatra route)," Inspector General of Police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar tweeted.