Srinagar: In another infiltration attempt, two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists have reportedly been killed on Thursday morning in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to reports, the entire operation broke out around 5 am in Veehil village of Shopian district, where security forces, in an encounter, gunned down two terrorists.

“The slain militants have been identified as Wasim Malla and Nasir Pandit. Nasir was a former police constable who had decamped with his service rifle and later joined the militant ranks. He belonged to Karimabad village of Pulwama district,” a police official said.

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Earlier on April 6, two terrorists were neutralised by security forces in the encounter in Pulwama and Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. Also in Darpora area of Kupawara, a terrorist was killed and a weapon was recovered from the site, while search ops continued in the forest area.