Confirming an encounter is going on in Ahmad Nagar area of Soura, police spokesman told Kashmir Life that one police cop was injured initially. The spokesman further said the encounter was going on.
However, sources told KL that two police men were critically injured when they came under heavy firing from suspected militants.
Earlier, SOG men and hundreds of security forces personnel had cordoned off a stretch in the heart of Ahmad Nagar in Soura Srinagar belt and firing shots were heard.
A resident who rang up Kashmir Life said the firing is taking place from some house located near the inner bus stand of the locality.