Shopian: An encounter has raged between militants and government forces in Batmuran Shopian a short while ago.
Sources said that at least two to three militants are believed to have been trapped in the cordon.
Earlier forces had launched Cordon and Search Operations in the area after inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
According to sources as soon as the forces challenged the hiding militants with some gunshots, militants responded, triggering off a gun fight.
Sources told that 44 RR and SOG are involved in the operation.
More details awaited.