Two terrorists were killed in an encounter which broke out between security forces and terrorists on Thursday morning in Handwara area of north Kashmir.
Reports said two terrorists have been killed after the joint team of army and SOG cordoned off Shatgund Balla area at around 2:30 am.
A top Police officer confirmed the killing of two terrorists however he said the identity of the Slain terrorists is yet to be ascertained.
Earlier a senior police officer said that after searches for 6 hours fresh contact was established between security forces and hiding terrorists.
Meanwhile, all educational institutions across North Kashmir have been closed for precautionary measures.