Srinagar: Two militants were killed in a gunbattle with the security forces in a Shopian villages on Friday, police spokesman said.
Reports said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Dairoo area of Shopian on Friday following specific information about the presence of militants there.
A police official said as search operation was going on, militants fired on the security forces, leading to an encounter..
Two unidentified militants were killed in the gunfight, a police spokesman said and added further details are awaited.(KNS)