Srinagar, May 28: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in the forest area in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Tuesday.
Official sources said that following specific information about presence of militants, a joint Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by Army, Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police and CRPF on Tuesday in Kachwan forest in Anantnag.
However, when security forces were moving towards a particular area, militants hiding there, fired at them with automatic weapons. The security forces retaliated. In the ensuing exchange of fire, two militants were killed.