Two Mujahideen (HM) militants, including a military liberator, were killed on Tuesday at a meeting with security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.
Security forces launched a torso and investigation in the Sapangagri district in Zanopore, southern Kashmir, in the pre-eastern hours of Tuesday after receiving reliable information on the presence of militants in the region, a police spokesman said.
He said the fighting fighters were shooting at the forces' search party as the search took place,
The spokesman said the forces opposed, leading to a meeting in which two fighters were killed.
The killed fighters have been recognized as Mohammad Idrees Sultan or Chota Abrar, a resident of Safanagri Shopian and Amir Hussain, although Abu Sobaan, a resident of Awneera Shopian.
"They were linked to HM terrorist outfits and participated in terrorist attacks on security institutions and many other political atrocities in the region," he said.
The spokesman said the Sultan was deserted by the Indian Army and joined the fighting classes in April of this year.
"There were no collateral damage during the business," he said.