Two unidentified militants were Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, an Army official said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Bomai area of Sopore town this morning following information about the presence of militants in the area, he said.
The official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on security forces.
"In retaliatory action, two militants have been killed so far," the official said, adding that search operation was underway.
The identity and group affiliation of the slain ultras is being ascertained, he said.