Two militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight between government forces and militants in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, Army said.
Army said militants fired at a patrol party of Rashtriya Rifles in Kralgund forest area of the Handwara late on Wednesday.
“Army retaliated the fire after which an encounter started,” they said.
“During searches on Thursday morning bodies of two militants were recovered with weapons,” they said.
Identity of slain militants was being established.