Srinagar: Security forces shot dead two terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
A police officer told reporters that the security forces surrounded Malwara (Newa) village in Pulwama district following information about the presence of militants.
J&K: Encounter underway between security forces and a terrorist in Malawara village of Pulwama (visuals deferred) pic.twitter.com/e7D38Ym6CP
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"When challenged, the militants fired at the security forces after which an encounter started. Two militants have been killed," he said.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.