Srinagar, Nov 12: A gun-battle has erupted between the Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and militants in the world famous tourist resort of Pahalgam this afternoon.
Police said SOG personnel, on a specific information, launched a search operation at Batakoot in Pahalgam area at 1330 hrs.
On seeing the SOG personnel, militants opened fire on them which was retaliated, resulting in a fierce gun-battle.
The encounter was on when reports last came in. Further details were awaited.