Srinagar: Two militants killed in an encounter with security forces in the Pulwama district's Awantipora area.
Reports of three militants travelling in private car were received based of specific information. There car was intercepted by the Awantipora Police and 55 Rashtriya Rifels at a joint security post.
As the security personnel asked the car driver to stop the vehicle, the militants opened fire. In exchange of fire ,2 of the men including a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander were killed on the spot.
Police is currently searching the area for the third militant.