Srinagar April 16: A gunfight broke out in Watnar area of Kokernag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Saturday afternoon.
"Encounter has started at Watnar, #Kokernag area of #Anantnag district. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.
The encounter is said to have started after the security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.
The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.