Srinagar, Jan 24: Security forces on Tuesday killed two LeT terrorists during an encounter in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier in the morning, there were reports that one terrorist had been gunned down while the other one was holed up inside a residential building.

Army, J&K Police and CRPF in a joint operation eliminated two foreign terrorists belonging to Lashkar e Taiba,” said Colonel Sandeep Sirohi Commandant who belongs to 5 Rashtriya Rifles.

The security forces have also recovered arms, ammunition and paraphernalia from the two terrorists killed in Ganderbal encounter.

As per the locals, the gun battle broke out 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.