Two militants killed in encounter with security forces

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 02, 2010 03:02 hrs

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.

The encounter broke out when security forces confronted the militants in the district, the spokesman said, adding two ultras were killed in the gunfight.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants could not be ascertained as the search operation in the area was continuing when reports last came in, he said.