Two Lashker-e-Toiba militants were killed in a gunbattle in Doda district, official sources said on Sunday.
On a tip off, army troops and police launched a search operation in Bikhrain area of the district last evening. During the operation, two militants were trapped in the cordon and a gunbattle took place between militants and troops in which both the ultras were killed.
The slain militants have been identified as Altaf Hussain and Irshad Ahmed. Two ak rifles, two grenades, 27 rounds, one wireless set and eight detonators were recovered from them.