Danish Ishmail / Reuters
A police official said the search operation was halted for the night but the forces maintained the cordon to stop the militants from escaping.
The encounter started few hours ago.
A Sub Inspector of police was injured while another officer was hurt during the operation, the official said.
Security forces on noticing suspicious movement in the wee hours challenged the persons who opened fire.
The encounter started at Marwal forest area of Zaloora Sopore.
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