Srinagar, November 01:Encounter rages between militants and government forces in Rangreth area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Sunday.

Reports reaching said that a joint team of Srinagar Police, Anantnag Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Rangreth.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)