According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth were martyred by the troops during a siege and search operation in Awneera area of the district.
Security forces have also foiled attempts by dozen others to cross over to the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir for arms training, the officer said.
The two were killed when the government forces fired bullets and pellets to disperse the protestors who had gathered near the gunfight site.
The two soldiers killed in the encounter were identified as Sep Ilayaraja P from Tamil Nadu's Kandani Sivagangai and Sep Gawai Sumedh Waman from Akola, Maharashtra. The duo was shifted to Srinagar for special treatment. Sources said that earlier it was presumed that Adil Malik along with Umar and Irfan were killed in the gunfight. Two injured soldiers later succumbed to critical injuries.
Heavy shelling and fires were exchanged between security forces and terrorists, who were tucked away in Awneera village of Shopian in South Kashmir.
"Details will be released once families are informed", an army official said.
Meanwhile, in another development, a group of terrorists attacked a police searching party at Bandipora's Hajin area, in which two police personnel sustained injuries.
A Srinagar based police spokesman said Umer Majeed was involved in a grenade attack on security forces at Yaripora and many firing incidents including Yaripora and Kanjikullah. Itoo, often called a "vintage militant", had joined Hizbul Mujahideen in 1996.
Sources said Yattu's death is a crushing blow to Hizb outfit after the killing of Burhan Wani on July 8 a year ago.
This is the second civilian killing of the day soon after the clashes erupted over the death of a Hizb Commander Mohammad Yasin Itoo.
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