were killed in an encounter with
in Jammu and Kashmir's
in the early hours of Saturday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Nipora area of
in south Kashmir following specific information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired at security forces, who retaliated.
In the ensuing gunfight, two terrorists were killed, the official said.
He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultras was being ascertained.