Srinagar, Jan 24: Security forces were on Tuesday morning engaged in an encounter with two terrorists in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. One terrorist has been gunned down while the other is holed up inside a residential building.

Locals say that a gun battle was on between the security forces and terrorists in Khimber’s Hadoora area in Ganderbal district.

The operation was being carried out by the Special operations group of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Army after inputs of the presence of two terrorists in the area. While the encounter is still on, more reports are awaited from the area.