Government forces on Tuesday morning launched a Cordon and search operation (CASO) in Deedarpoora (Gutingoo) Village of Aripal area which is about 10 kms from main Tral in South Kashmir.
Sources said that forces launched search operation after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Heavy contingent of forces has been deployed in the area, sources added.
Search operation was going on when the last reports were filed.
Further details awaited.