Encounter between security forces and the terrorists have started in the forest of Shalgul in Anantnag district of South Kashmir. The militants have opened fire on the security forces. The J&K police were informed by reliable sources about the sighting of some suspected terrorists in the forests of Shalgul. After which, a team of three RR and CRPF of SOG Army of J&K Police reached the forests and launched a search operation. The terrorist started firing as the security forces approached them. Amid retaliation, the security forces asked them to surrender but they continued firing. Currently, firing is underway from both sides.