Srinagar: A fresh round of firing between the security forces and the militants started on Wednesday in Kashmir’s Tral area where an encounter was going on since Tuesday, police said. Also Read - Arrival Of 'Sticky Bombs' Sets Off Alarm Bells In Jammu And Kashmir | All You Need To Know

On Tuesday, one army jawan and a special police officer (SPO) were martyred during the encounter. Also Read - Son of Srinagar's Krishna Dhaba Dies After Being Shot at by Militants

The police got specific input about the presence of militants in the Zand village yesterday, following, which the encounter ensued between the cops and militants. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre, States Discuss Fresh Spurt in Cases; Nationwide Lockdown on Cards Again?

The area was cordoned off and a search operation was launched.

Contact was eventually established with the militants, who were hiding in a house that led to the gun battle.

(With IANS inputs)