New Delhi: Security forces killed two terrorists in an encounter in Hindsitapur area of Shopian district in south Kashmir on Sunday. 

According to the official, the terrorists opened fire at the security forces, who were doing cordon and search operation after receiving specific input. As the security men came near to the building where terrorists were hiding they started firing indiscriminately.

The exact number of terrorists hiding in the areas could not be established as the operation is still on. However, an army spokesperson confirmed that two militants have been killed in the encounter so far.

Here are the pictures od the terrorists killed 

Kashmir police zone, in a tweet, said, “Exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces at Shopian is underway. The area is under cordon. Details shall follow.”

Preliminary reports suggest the militants believed to be trapped included Basharat Ahmad of Nikloora and Tariq Ahmad of Khasipora. Both belonged to the Lashkar-e-Taiba terror organisation. Ahmad was a special police officer before joining militancy on April 26 when he decamped with the service rifle.

This is the second operation in the district since last week. On Friday a militant affiliated with Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir (ISJK) was killed in an encounter in Shopian district.