Two Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists were on Wednesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Lal Chowk area of the district following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
He said the operation turned into an encounter after terrorists started firing at security forces. Two terrorists, belonging to the LeT, were killed in the cross- fire, the official said.
He said the individual identities of the slain terrorists was being ascertained.
Meanwhile, an exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces was also reported from Keran sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir Kupwara district, the police said adding that details of the incident were awaited.