2 terrorists killed in encounter, operation on in Kashmir's Kulgam

Srinagar, Jan 12: Two terrorists have been killed after An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

Acting on specific information about the presence of terrorists in the Katpora area of Yaripora in the south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there in the evening, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the forces.

The gunfight was on when the last reports came in, the official said, adding further details are awaited.

News24 Bureau/ PTI