Encounter begins in Parimpora
Srinagar: Militants opened fire at security forces during a cordon-and-search operation in the Hokersar area of Parimpora area of the city on Tuesday but no casualties were reported, officials said.
The militants fired on the security forces personnel conducting the search operation in the area, they added.
The cordon has been strengthened and the searches have been intensified to track down the militants, the official said.
Some sources said that two militants are believed to be holed up there.