Srinagar: An encounter broke out between the security forces and the terrorists at Choor ki Gali Sedaw area of Hurpora in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on Saturday, the police said.
The area has been cordoned off and a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Army is carrying out the operation. According to a police official, a search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire at the security personnel, who then retaliated.
The gunfight is still underway, he added.
Meanwhile, another encounter is underway at a forest in the Peer Ki Gali area of the Shopian district.