A gunfight is underway between the militants and thesecurity forces in Gund Brath village of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulladistrict on Wednesday.
An official said that the gunfight broke out after a jointteam of the army's 22 RR and the state police launched a search operation inthe village.
He said that the militants, believed to be two in number,opened fire on the forces, leading to a gunfight.
Internet has been suspended and educational institutionsclosed in Sopore in view of the gunfight.
A police spokesman on Twitter said that a brief exchange offire took place between the militants and the security forces. "Area has beencordoned off," he said.