Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Shopian, following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting searches, the hiding militants fired upon them.
The security forces retaliated the firing, triggering off a gunbattle, the official said, adding there were no reports of any casualties so far.
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