The security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Sopore's Shangergund area in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district.
According to reports, two terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area.
#Killed militants have been identified as Naeem(r/o Sopore) & Aashiq (r/o Pattan), HM outfit
# Troops recovered 2 AK 47 & 1 Insas rifle fm spot (earlier reported as 1 AK 47 & a pistol) search on
#10:39 AM: Two terrorists of HM killed 1 pistol 1 Ak recovered with there dead bodies. Identification being done searches still on
#10:20 AM: Exchange of fire taking place between security forces and terrorists at Sopore's Shangergund area in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla
On Saturday, a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Ishfaq Paddar was killed in an encounter with security forces in Tantrypora area of Kulgam district.
According to the reports, the terrorist killed in the encounter was identified as Ishfaq Paddar, a resident of Machiwa. Ishfaq was involved in the killings of Lt Umar Fayaz, a Kashmiri Army officer.
On May 10, a bullet-ridden body of a 22-year-old Fayaz was found in Shopian district's Herman area in South Kashmir.
After the encounter of Fayaz, mobile internet services were temporarily suspended in Shopian and Kulgam districts in wake of protests.