Srinagar, June 30:Â Security forces shot dead two separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
A police officer told media personsÂ that the security forces surrounded Malwara (Newa) village in Pulwama district following information about the presence of militants.
“When challenged, the militants fired at the security forces after which an encounter started. Two militants have been killed,” he said.
The two militants have been identified as Ayoub lone of Lelhar of Kakapora and Manzoor Ahmad of Gundbahg of Kakapora in Pulwama.