In an encounter on Wednesday, two terrorists of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group were gunned down by security forces in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.
The operation was launched in Munward-Harnag area of Anantnag district, after receiving a tip-off about the presence of some terrorists in the area.
According to the sources, terrorists were believed to be trapped in a house as the exchange of fire continued.
The search operation to nab other terrorists hiding in the area is still going on.
The operation was carried out by the Army, state police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
The entire area has been cordoned off and mobile internet services have been suspended in the district as a precautionary measure.