Gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces in Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.
A joint team of Army’s 22 RR, special operations group of police and the CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Warpora village of Sopore on Thursday morning.
A senior Police officer told GNS that as the forces intensified searches the hiding militants fired upon them triggering an encounter.
As per the sources, one or two militants are believed to be trapped including a top commander.
Internet has been also suspended in parts of Sopore as a precautionary measures, said the report.