Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed Monday evening by the government forces in a brief encounter in the Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir, police said.
Militants opened firing at a police check post at Sultanpora in the Zachaldara area of Handwara, a police official said.
The policemen retaliated, killing two militants, he added.
The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained, the official said. PTI