Srinagar, Jan 21: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter which broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district on Monday.
The encounter is still underway between security forces and a third terrorist.
The CRPF forces, 53 Rashtriya Rifles, and the Budgam police are present at the encounter site.
Following specific information about terrorist presence in Hapatnar forests of Chrar-e-Sharief area the security forces started a cordon and search operation.
“As the cordon was being tightened, the hiding terrorists fired upon the security forces triggering the encounter which is presently on,” news agency IANS quoted the police as saying, adding that the area is mountainous and reinforcements have been rushed in.