The army today foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, killing two militants.
"An infiltration bid has been foiled in Gurez. Two terrorists have been killed," Defence Spokesman Lt Col N N Joshi said.
He said post midnight, the alert troops posted on guard duty along the LoC intercepted the militants while they were trying to sneak into the Valley from across the border.
"An encounter erupted and during the exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed," Joshi said.
The spokesman said two AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the site of the encounter.
"The search operation is going on," he said.
The identity of the militants has not been ascertained so far, the spokesman said.