Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Ranbirgarh area on the outskirts of the city this morning following specific information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting the search, terrorists fired upon them. The forces retaliated, ensuing a gunfight, the official said. He said the identity and group affiliation of the terrorists were being ascertained. The search operation is going on and further details were awaited.