Srinagar: Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Tikken area of Pulwama district in the early hours of the day on receiving information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the security forces were fired upon.

Two ultras have been killed so far in the operation, the official said, adding a civilian also sustained injuries during the exchange of fire.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists are being ascertained, he added.

Meanwhile, four civilians were injured after suspected militants lobbed a grenade at the forces party at Singhpora – Pattan in north Kashmir on Wednesday morning.

A police official said the incident took place today morning at the Singhpora area of Pattan.

“Militants hurled a grenade on forces party. However, the grenade missed the target and exploded on road. Four civilians sustained injuries,” he said.

All the injured have been shifted to trauma hospital Pattan. The area was cordoned off and a search was launched but no one was arrested so far.