Security forces have killed two terrorists in a brief encounter in the town of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district at around 3:30am.
Officials said a joint search operation between police and the Indian Army's 21 Rashtriya Rifles was launched following intelligence of terrorists being present in Sopore's Natipora village.
The terrorists were inside a house and opened fire, prompting security forces to retaliate.
Two terrorists killed in Kashmir's Sopore
Police: Identity of slain terrorists unknown
Police said: "Two terrorists were killed in the operation" and their identity is "yet to be ascertained." The area has been cordoned off by the army which is conducting combing operations.
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