An encounter broke out at Maghama in Tral area of the district after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area, a police officer said.
While police did not deny the allegations levelled by the photojournalist, it said the mediapersons were stopped at they were moving close to the cordoned area.
An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir early Tuesday.
An AK assault rifle and two pistols have been recovered from the possession of the slain militants.
Security forces launched a search operation in an orchard in Kamrazipora village of Pulwama in the early hours of the day on receiving information about the presence of militants there, they said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Goosu village of Pulwama following information about presence of militants there.
Two militants have been killed in the operation so far. One militant was killed in the early hours of Friday morning.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Bundzoo in Pulwama, in South Kashmir, on Tuesday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
While two militants were killed in the Pulwama encounter, four were killed in Shopian operation on Friday, the officials said.
Police official said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired on a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
A cordon and search operation turned into an encounter as militants opened fire towards security forces' positions, a police official said.
The operation has been concluded and arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site.
The officials said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire towards security forces' positions.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tral late Tuesday night following information about the presence of militants there.
The officer said the slain terrorist was wanted in connection with the abduction and killing of two civilians and threatening special police officers (SPOs) and non-local labourers to leave the Valley