Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
Acting on reliable inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area, a joint team of Police, 22 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation. As the joint team tightened the cordon near the suspected hideout of militants they started firing on the security forces.
The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter, said a police officer.
On Tuesday, a CRPF jawan was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Besides the CRPF jawan, two unidentified terrorists were also killed in the encounter.