Kulgam, January 12: Two militants have been killed in an ongoiing encounter that raged between militants and government forces in Kathpora area of Yari Pora belt Kulgam on Saturday evening.

Official sources told KNO that two militants have been killed in the ongoing encounter and two more are believed to be trapped. Earlier on receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area forces including 34 RR and SOG Yaripora launched search operation in the area.

On intensifying the search operation towards the suspected spot, militants hiding fired upon forces which was retaliated triggering gunfight. Sources said that one among the two killed militants is believed to be top militant commander zeenat ul islam of Sugan shopian.(KNO)