Two terrorists of the Hizbul Mujahideen have been killed in an encounter at Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir. One terrorist has been arrested following the encounter.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Khudwani area of Kulgam district yesterday following specific information about the presence of some terrorists there, a police official said.
During searches, the militants opened fire at the security forces who retaliated, leading to a gunfight. Two terrorists were killed in the encounter, he said adding their identity and group affiliation was being ascertained.