Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said.
Governemnt forces launched a cordon and search operation in Muniward village in Khanabal area of the district early this morning following specific information about the presence of militants there.
An encounter ensued when the militants opened fire on the forces, an official said.
Police said two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in the operation.
Inspector general of Police (IGP) SP Vaid confirmed killing of two militants in a post on his twitter handle.
“A clean operation with precision,” he said