Srinagar: A fierce encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists in Handwara area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two to four terrorists are believed to be hiding in the area. The area has been cordoned off. The exchange of fire has been going on since midnight.
 
Reports suggest that 2 militants have been gunned down, but official confirmation is yet to come. Security forces are trying to neutralise the remaining terrorists.