Two terrorists were killed in a brief encounter with the joint team of security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
The incident occurred in Imam Sahib area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district late afternoon.
One of the killed has been identified as Rahil Rashid Sheikh of Central Kashmir’s Nunner Ganderbal district.
Exchange of gunfire between terrorists and joint forces occurred, according to Security sources, at Pargochi orchards in Imam Sahib area following launch of cordon and search operation.
As the forces zeroed in on the suspected place, the hiding terrorists opened indiscriminate fire triggering exchange of gunfire for a brief period.
Two terrorists were killed in the shootout.