Srinagar:Â An encounter took place between the security forces and militants in the Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Sunday.
Acting on a tip-off about the presence of militants in Redwani Bala village of the district, a joint team of the police and the army launched a search operation, police said.
The security forces were conducting the search operation, when the militants who were holed up inside a building opened fired on them, the police added.
The forces retaliated.
The firing was going on when the last reports came in, the police said, adding no casualties have been reported so far.