"On a specific police input, an operation launched late last night in Doda District. An encounter has started just now," tweeted Jammu and Kashmir Police.

The attackers reportedly opened fire on CPRF patrolling party and launched heavy fire, following which the forces retaliated.

Five security force personnel, including a Colonel, a Major and a police officer, were killed in a gunbattle with terrorists in Handwara in north Kashmir, Indian Army said on Sunday.

The joint troops had launched a cordon and search operations which led to the exchange of fire between them and the terrorists, according to sources.

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Shopian district in the early hours of Wednesday. Earlier the reports came that two terrorists has been eliminated in the operation.

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists here in Shopian's Malhoora area on Tuesday, police said.

Kangana talks about 'why freedom of speech is important in a democracy' while also claiming that Rangoli didn’t promote the genocide of Muslim believers in any way.

Last month, Army Chief General MM Naravane had said there has been an increase in the ceasefire violations on the Line of Control as Pakistan is trying to push terrorists from there.

The three terrorists were killed in an encounter in a joint operation by the Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police in Tral sub-district of Pulwama district .

The terrorists have been identified as Jangeer Rafiq Wani, Raja Umar Maqbool Bhat and Uzair Amin Bhat.