Srinagar : An encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, the police said.
The encounter started after security forces got a specific input about the presence of terrorists in the Srigufwara area of Anantnag.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire triggering the encounter.
Two to three terrorists are believed to be holed up.
It is a joint operation by the police and the army.
"Encounter has started at Srigufwara area of Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job," police said in a statement.