Encounter broke out in Dar Ganie Gund, Aripal area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday morning.
Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army and police cordoned off Aripal area on a specific information about presence of some militants in the area.
As soon as forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon goverment forces triggering an encounter.
As per sources two three militants are believed to be trapped. Reportedly some foreign militants are among them.
Till this report was filed intermittent firing was going on.(GNS)