Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the security forces at Ranbirgarh Panzinara on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday, officials said. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir Admin Announces Complete Lockdown In 11 districts Amid Spike In COVID Cases

IG Police Vijay Kumar told IANS that two terrorists have been killed in the encounter. Also Read - India's High Mountain Pass Zoji La, Connecting Kashmir And Ladakh, Now Reopens | Deets Inside

The identity of the killed terrorists has not been ascertained yet. Also Read - Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Inaugurates Rowing Centre in Srinagar

Earlier, the security forces launched the operation on the basis of a specific intelligence input.

As a joint party of the Police, CRPF and the Army zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding, they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

Arms and ammunition have been recovered from the slain terrorists.