On the Republic Day itself, as many as two terrorists of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) group were killed.
The encounter broke out with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Khonmoh area on the outskirts of Srinagar district.
It was said that three police personnel have also been injured in the encounter.
The security agencies suspect that the terrorists had planned to target Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar.
Two AK-47 rifles and ammunition were found on them. A search operation is going on in the area, say sources.