Two militants were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag town, the army said.
Police said forces were acting on a special information, security forces surrounded Kotwal Mohalla in Anantnag in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
“As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces. Evacuation of civilians was started before launching assault on the hiding militants,” a police officer said.
Mobile internet services have been suspended in Anantnag district as a precautionary measure.