Anantnag, Jan 9, CNS: Two militants were killed in an encounter that raged between militants and government forces in Pehlipora Larnoo village of South Kashmir’s Anantang district.
Government Forces had received inputs about the presence of militants. Sources said that shortly after cordon and search operation was launched, militants moved towards forest area, however, Forces extended the cordon and established contact with them, killing two militants in the initial exchange of fire.
One of the slain militant has been identified as Furqan Ahmed Wani, a resident of Wangund Kulgam.
The operation was underway till the reports last came in.