Gunshots were heard after a joint team of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF cordoned off Mujgund area of Srinagar on Saturday.
Quoting a senior police official reported that a joint team of Police and CRPF cordoned off Mujgund on specific information about the presence of militants.
He said some gunshots were heard as the siege was being laid to the area.
However, it was not known immediately if they were speculative spots fired by the forces or the militants.
Further details are awaited.