Two civilians, including a 20-year-old student, were killed in firing by terrorists on Saturday in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. A police official said the two sustained injuries and were rushed to a hospital.

The terrorists opened fire at the two civilians at Jablipora in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, the official said. The injured were identified as Shahnawaz Ahmad Bhat, 35, son of Ghulam Qadir Bhat, dental technician by profession and Sanjeed Ahmad Parray, 19, son of Abdul Azeem Parray, a student, said a police official, adding that they succumbed to injuries later.

Meanwhile, the official said that the area where the firing took place has been cordoned off and attempts to nab the attackers were on.