As per the latest Indian Army news, a fierce encounter between Indian security forces and terrorists broke out in the Kupwara district, Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday evening.
It is learnt that the Indian forces after getting information about the presence of terrorists in the forest area, launched a combing and flushing out operation in the morning.
About two to three terrorists have been reported to be hiding in the Kupwara forest area when the Indian forces began their search operations.
A fierce gun battle had begun which was still undergoing as per the latest reports.
The counter-terrorist operation is being led by a group of Indian Army personnel in co-ordination with CRPF and the state police.
Terrorists are believed to be part of the Laskar-e-Toiba which has faced quite a few casualties along the Pakistan-Afghan border on Sunday following air strikes from Afghanistan.
There is no information available at the time of writing this post on whether the operation has been completed and the terrorists being neutralized. Also there are no reports of any casualties so far.
Following the presence of terrorists, the security forces have cordoned off the Kandi belt between Drugmulla and Nutnusa regions in the Kupwara district.
The Indian Army and other security forces of the country have been kept engaged by both the terrorists and the Pakstani forces for more than one month now, giving them sleepless nights.
After the Uri terror attack, the Indian security forces have been kept on their toes day and night to guard themselves and the territory because of possible assaults from fidayeen militants.
There is also news that the Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Shariff has given the nod for the Border Action Team (BAT) to up the ante against India. As part of it, an Indian soldier Mandeep Singh was mutilated by terrorists who were well supported by the Pakistani forces, reportedly the Border Action Team.