Srinagar- Two unidentified militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter that broke out in Chimmer area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday, police said.
State forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chimmer area of Kulgam after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire at a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
Two unidentified militants have been killed so far, the official said, adding that the operation was still in progress.
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