An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday evening.
Reports reaching that a gunfight broke out at Hoskar area of Umerbad outskirts of Srinagar.
The official said forces team launched a cordon and search operation in the area following inputs about the presence of militants.
As searching party encircled the target house hidding militants fired upon them thus triggering a gunfight.
As per sources two militants are belived to be trapped in the area.
Firing from both sides was on when last reports came in.
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