Anantnag: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in an encounter in Sirhama in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. According to reports, heavy exchange of fire was witnessed from the area where an encounter broke out last night.

Kashmir Zone Police said that two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in the encounter.

“Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, have been recovered. A search operation is currently underway,” the police said.

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After receiving information about the presence of terrorists, security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding. This resulted in an encounter.

"An encounter has started at Sirhama area of Anantnag. The police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir Zone Police had stated on Twitter.

This was apparently the second encounter of the day in south Kashmir.