Srinagar: Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Check e Choland area of southern Shopian district on Wednesday.
A joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation Check E Choland area.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight, GNS, a local news agency reported.
A senior police officer also confirmed to about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
Quoting sources, GNS reported that three militants of LeT/ TRF are believed to be trapped.