An army man was killed and four others suffered injuries in the gunfight between militants and government forces in Awneera village of Shopian district on Saturday, police sources said.
He said as the security forces were conducting searches, the militants opened firing on them which was retaliated by the law enforcement personnel, triggering a gunfight.
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Police said following specific information about the presence of a group of militants, security forces including army's Rashtriya Rifles, state police and Central Reserve Police Force surrounded Awneera village in Shopian.
Three militants, including a top Hizb commander, are believed to be trapped in the village, as per reports. "Once the operation is over, we can give the details of the militants", he said.
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Earlier on Saturday search operation launched by the government forces in Noorpora, Tral on Friday evening ended without any faceoff between militants and forces.
One person was injured when a petrol bomb was thrown at Badyari Chowk in Srinagar, police said. Cordon-and-search operations have begun in the village.
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