Security personnel lobbed tear gas shells and fired a few shots in the air to restore law and order in the area, he said. His identity is not found yet as said by the official.
One SLR and one INSAS rifle have been recovered, according to ANI.
Meanwhile, internet service has been suspended in Pulwama to prevent spread of rumours on social media. The police officials told Mirror that forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab after receiving intelligence inputs about the presence of three terrorists in the area. The neutralised terrorists have been identified as Irfan Ahmad Sheikh and Abid Magray.
After getting this news, Armed forces were informed to move for a search operation in Pulwama District.
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, July 30 (Xinhua) - Two militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant outfit were killed Sunday in a fierce gunfight with troops in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.
A police officer said clashes erupted soon after the encounter in the Tahab area ended in the killing of two militants.