A gunfight broke out in Mir Mohalla Chakoora area of Litter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.
Reports said that a joint team of army, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Chakoora area of Litter.
Soon after the joint team of forces fired several gunshots amid the cordon leading to an encounter, they said.
A police officer also confirmed that the gunfight broke out between the militants and the government forces in the area and said that two to three militants are believed to be trapped.
He said that the cordon-and-search operation was launched in the village following specific information about the presence of some militants.
When reports last came in the operation was going on. (GNS)