Srinagar, Oct 25: Two militants were gunned down an encounter with security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
Acting on a specific tip about the presence of militants, security forces laid a cordon around Athoora village. When challenged, the hidden terrorists opened fire at the security forces, triggering a gunfight.
“Two militants were killed in the encounter. The identity and affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained,” a police officer said.