SRINAGAR: Five unidentified terrorists were on Sunday killed in an
of Jammu and Kashmir,
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of Shopian, in South Kashmir, this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.
He said a gunfight broke out after the terrorists opened fire at a search party of the forces.
In the exchange of fire, three terrorists were killed, the official said. The officials later confirmed the deaths of two more terrorists.
He said their identity and group affiliation are being ascertained.