An encounter between the suspected militants and forces started in Handoora village of Tral area Tuesday afternoon.
Sources said that army and SOG personnel after an information about the presence of militants cordoning the village during which the hiding militants fired upon them.
Local sources told Kashmir Life that exchange of firing was going on when the reports last came in.
Unconfirmed reports said that two militants were killed so far. They said that two forces personnel were also injured.