Government forces on Friday launched a search operation and took help of choppers after gunshots were heard in a forest area in Tral area of Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
Reports said that forces rushed to Channad forest of Pastuna village after gunshots were heard.
"Forces have been rushed to the area and they are conducting searches as they suspect the presence of militants," said an official.
Local reports said that gunshots were heard early Friday morning.
Further details are awaited.
Meanwhile, an official said that forces are taking help of choppers in the search operation.