Gunfight erupted between militants and forces at Hapatnar area of Charar Shareef in Central Kashmir's Budgam district on Monday morning.
Reports said that Army and special operations group of police cordoned off the area after receiving inputs about presence of militants there.
As the forces were approaching towards the target location, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter, reports said.
Police said there was a Brief exchange of gunfire between militants and forces at Hapat Naalah area of Zinpanchal in District Budgam. "Area is under cordon," police spokesman said.
Further details awaited.