Two militants were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in Tahab village of Pulwama district in South Kashmir today morning. The local militants have been identified as Irfan Ahmad Sheikh and Abid Magray.
Forces from Jammu and Kashmir police and army cordoned off Tahab village in Pulwama on specific input about presence of militants in area.
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As the cordon and search operation continued from house to house, militants hiding in one of the house fired on the forces.
Combing operations are on to flush out more militants who could be hiding in the region.
Security forces have cleared the area for civilians and operation is underway.