The search operation in Kachwan forest area of Kokernag turns into an encounter after the militants fired at search party of the forces,
Two militants were on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in forests of Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said.
Based on specific intelligence input about presence of the militants in the Kachwan forest area of Kokernag in south Kashmir district, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired at search party of the forces, who retaliated.
During the exchange of fire, two militants were killed, the official said.
The dentity and group affiliation of the slain ultras are yet to be ascertained.
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