SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, officials said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Kalantara area of Kreeri in north Kashmir district of Baramulla following information about the presence of militants, a police official said.
He said the militants opened firing on security forces, who retaliated, triggering a gun battle.
There were no reports of any casualties so far, the official added.
(More details awaited)