He said a gunfight broke out between the two sides early Sunday, in which two ultras were killed.
Encounter has come to an end in Tahab area of district Pulwama with the killing of the two militants. Indian troops resorted to firing to disperse stone-throwing protesters.More news: Nawaz Sharif to hold key party meeting to choose successor
One SLR and one INSAS rifle have been recovered, according to ANI. News agency PTI reported the a cordon and search operation is now underway in the Tahab area.
When Authorities were asked about the identification of Militants than they said that, "They got the information about the presence of Militants in Pulwama Districts last night (Saturday night)".More news: Indian Women's Cricket Team Receives Immense Reception from Crowd at Mumbai
After the search was intensified in the area, the terrorists fired upon the security forces.
They been identified as Abid Manzoor Magray of Nowpora and Irfan Sheikh of Nihar, Tahab.More news: 8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio
"The army retaliated to the militant fire", he said, adding that in a bid to escape the militants rushed out of the house into the open continuing heavy fire on army.