Two militants were killed in a brief gunfight in Tahab area of Pulwama district in South Kashmir.
According to the reports, government forces after receiving specific information about presence of militants in Tahab area of Pulwama, SOG Pulwama and 44RR cordoned off the said area.
After search was intensified in the area the militants fired upon security forces resulting encounter.
The operation was going on when the last reports came in.
Reports said that the militants who were hiding inside a house tried to break cordon but were killed outside house. The militants were identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid Magray. Shiek was a resident of Naira Pulwama.
Meanwhile, according to the reports one army man was also injured during the operation