Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorists on Tuesday night in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A police official said that after receiving intelligence about the presence of militants, security forces cordoned off Chandura area of Budgam district at around 7 pm on Tuesday and launched a search operation. He said that the operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the security forces at around 9 pm. The official said that two unidentified militants were killed in the encounter which lasted for about four hours. The terrorists and their organization are being identified, he said. According to the preliminary investigation, there are indications that a terrorist is a foreigner.