Two terrorists were killed in an encounter at Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir between the security forces and terrorists. The encounter took place on Monday morning.
According to police, the encounter took place after a patrol party of the Rashtriya Rifles was fired upon by militants in Chitragam village of Shopian district.
Police also said that the fire was returned which resulted in a brief shootout between the terrorists and the militants.
The police further informed that a patrol party of Rashtriya Rifles was fired upon today by militants travelling in a vehicle in Chitragam village of Shopian district. The fire was returned resulting in a brief shootout in which the two terrorists were killed.
The militants who were killed in the encounter have been identified as Firdos Ahmad Bhat and Sajad Ahmad Dar who were residents of Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir.
The internet service in the area has been suspended following the encounter.