Srinagar, Sep 13: Two militants were killed in an ongoing encounter in Jhajjar Kotli forests on Jammu-Srinagar highway on Thursday.
A police official said that two militants have been killed in the gunfight so far.
Sources said that eight security forces men have been wounded in the encounter.
It may be recalled that three suspected militants who were travelling on a truck slipped into the forests after they were intercepted by the forces near a dhaba on Wednesday morning. Following their escape a massive search operation was launched and a high alert was sounded in the region.