n encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Kawarigam area of Achabal in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday.
Official sources said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Kawarigam.
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 militants are believed to be trapped.