Srinagar, March 31: Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Turkwagam area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thrusday.
Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Turkwagam.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.