A gunfight broke out between militants and the securityforces in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district following a daylongsearch operation.
A joint team of army's 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned offWadoora area of Sopore today morning following inputs about the presence ofmilitants there, reported news agency GNS.
Following a daylong siege, it said that the gunfight brokeout after the security forces approached the spot where the militants werehiding.
SSP Sopore Javeed Iqbal also confirmed that the contact hasbeen established with the hiding militants.
He said the cordon-and-search operation was launched in thearea following specific information about the presence of some militants.
The exchange of fire was on when last reports came in.