Indian troops in Pulwama district in Kashmir. Representational file image: The Hindu

Two suspected militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces during a cordon-and-search operation on Monday in Sopore township in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, PTI reported.

Police said the militants opened fire on the troops, who had launched the operation after receiving a tip-off, and they retaliated. The dead militants have not been identified but they are believed to be locals.

The dead militants have not been identified but they are believed to be locals.