were on Saturday killed in an encounter with
Jammu and Kashmir
, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chingam area of Kulgam district of
late Friday night following specific inputs about the presence of terrorists there, a police officer said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon a security forces party, who retaliated.
In the exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed, the officer said, adding their identity and group affiliation is being ascertained.
The operation is going on, he said.