A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Monday morning, police said.
While one militant was killed on Sunday during a gunfight between security forces in Lawdara village, about 55 km from Srinagar, another was killed this morning, the police were quoted as saying by PTI.
One of the terrorists has been identified as a Pakistani named Talha, ANI reported. He was operating as the commander of the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and was involved in terror crimes. Incriminating materials including goods bearing Pakistani marks have been recovered.
The encounter had broken out when security forces launched a search operation following specific information about the presence of some militants.
They said the militants opened fire on the security personnel, who retaliated, and in the ensuing gunfight, a militant was killed.
(With inputs from agencies)