fierce gunfight is underway in Srigufwara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said.
Officials said that there was some confusion earlier regarding the killing of four militants in the gunfight.
Earlier, a police official said that a Joint contingent of police, CRPF and Army laid siege around Srigufwara area of the district today morning after receiving inputs that a group of militants were hiding in the area.
As the security personnel launched a search operation in the village, they came under heavy fire from militants hiding in the area.
The fire was returned by the troops, triggering an encounter.