Srinagar, February 23: Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Shalgul forest in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday.
Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army’s 3RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Shalgul forest.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.