Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed in encounter between security forces and terrorists in Shopian's Khudpora village.

J&K: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian

The two slain terrorists have been identified as Mohd Irfan Bhat of Hizbul Mujahideen & Shahid Mir.

Meanwhile, two terrorists managed to escape. Arms and ammunition were also recovered.

The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Khudpora area on Saturday evening following information about presence of some terrorists there, a J&K Police official said.

Two militants were killed in the encounter while two others managed to escape, he said.