Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Nagbal area of Shopian following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
Immediately after the militant attack, police, CRPF and army men rushed to the area and launched a cordon and search operation to track down the attackers.
There have been a series of encounters between militants and security forces across Kashmir over the last few months.
A police official said acting on specific information about terrorists' presence, a joint contingent of police, CRPF and Army launched a search operation in Shopian late on Tuesday night.
The nature and the source of the blast -- whether it was due to a grenade or already planted IED inside the vehicle or malfunctioning battery -- is being investigated.
The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Pandoshan area in Shopian following information about the presence of militants there.
Terrorists opened fire on security forces guarding a minority village in Shopian district, but there was no report of any damage.
An official said that two army personnel lost their lives as their vehicle met with an accident on way to the site of the gunfight.
A gunbattle broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday.
Bal Krishan Bhat, whose family runs a medicine store in Chotigam of the district, was shot at by terrorists outside his shop.
The area was cordoned off as security forces launched a search operation to track down the assailants but no arrests were made.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Turkwangam area of Shopian district in south Kashmir during the night following inputs about the presence of terrorists there.
The attacks came on a day the paramilitary force held its 83rd Raising Day parade in Jammu.
The IGP said the crime was committed on the directions of Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abid Ramzan Sheikh.
A temple was gutted in a fire incident in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting authorities to order an inquiry, officials said.
Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian: Two LeT militants killed, three security personnel injured
IGP, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar, said one of the slain ultras has been identified as Adil Wani, who was involved in the killing of the carpenter Sageer Ansari on Saturday last.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Rakhama village in the district following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police spokesman said.
The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in a forest area of Choor Ki Gali in Herpora of Shopian, following information about the presence of militants there.
The Court of Inquiry, which completed its probe earlier in September, had found "prima facie" evidence that troops had "exceeded" powers during the encounter.
The DNA samples of the three labourers — Imtiyaz Ahmed, Abrar Ahmed and Mohammad Ibrar — matched with their family members in Rajouri.