New Delhi: On Monday when security forces cordoned off Bagtor area in Gurez village in Bandipora, Kashmir, abrupt gunshots were heard in the region which is situated near the Line of Control (LoC).

According to intelligence reports, presence of militants is suspected in the region. Security officials are combing the area for any suspicious activities.

Kashmir is in tentative situation after four disguised terrorists killed 18 Indian soldiers. Pakistan has been widely criticised for letting terrorism seethe within its territory.