An Encounter broke out between Security forces and terrorists at Nowpora village of Tujjar Sopore, police sources said.
A joint team of Army’s 22 Rashtriya Rifles, special operations group (SOG) and CRPF laid a cordon at Nowpora area of Tujjer in Sopore last night and started a cordon and search operation (CASO) following specific information about the presence of some terrorists in the area.
The forces, as such, intensified the cordon-and-search operation following which the terrorists hiding inside a house opened fire, triggering off an encounter.
According to police sources, two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped.
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Meanwhile Authorities has suspended the Internet service and closed all educational institutions in view of an exchange of fire that took place between militants and the government forces late last night during a search operation.
An official said the educational institutions were closed “as a precautionary measure”.