Breaking: Two terrorists gunned down in Handwara

SRINAGAR: Two unidentified militants were gunned down today by the security forces in a brief encounter in the Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir, police said.

Militants opened firing at a police check post at Sultanpora in the Zachaldara area of Handwara, 100 kms from here, a police official said.

The policemen retaliated, killing two militants, he added.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained, the official said.