Srinagar [India], Apr. 22 (ANI): Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Hayatpora village of Chadoora in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Saturday.
A patrolling party of the 53 Rashtriya Rifles was attacked by the terrorists in the area which triggered a gunbattle between the terrorists and security forces.
Immediately the area was cordoned and an operation was launched to take out the terrorists.
Both the slain militants have been identified as Younis Ganai, a Chadoora resident and Abu Ismail, a Pakistani militant.
Two AK rifles and a pistol have been recovered from them.
So far no reports have emerged of casualties or injuries to security personnel or civilians in the operation. (ANI)