Jammu And Kashmir: Security Forces Gun Down Two Terrorists In An Encounter In Anantnag 

Jammu And Kashmir: Security Forces Gun Down Two Terrorists In An Encounter In Anantnag Security forces in Shopian, J&K. (Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Two terrorists were reportedly killed on Wednesday (16 October) in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district in a gunfight with the security forces, police sources said.

Security forces surrounded Pazalpora village in Bijbehara area following specific information about a group of terrorists hiding there.

"As the security forces closed on the hiding militants (terrorists), they fired triggering an encounter. Firing exchanges are still going on in the area," a police officer said.

Reports said two terrorists have been killed in the gunfight so far, but police insisted that their death can only be confirmed after the bodies are recovered.

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