2 militants were killed in an encounter by the Indian Armed Forces on Saturday in the Gahand area of Shopian in south Kashmir.
According to police officials, security forces commenced a cordon and search operation there, this morning. However, in mid search operation militants fired at the security forces.
The official said, the forces retaliated and in that 2 militants have been neutralized but the exchange of firing is still going on.
Army's 34RR and Shopian Special Operations Group received an intel about the presence of terrorists in the area and conducted search operation.