The CASO has been launched by 45 Bn CRPF, Special Operations Group and 13 RR after terrorists fired on troops at around 5:15 a.m. in the morning.
As of now, an intermittent firing between the troops and terrorists is underway.
Earlier on Sunday, a policeman lost his life in a militant attack at Soura in Srinagar.
The police personnel was guarding the residence of a Hurriyat Conference (M) leader as a militant attacked him and decamped with his service rifle at Soura in the outskirts of Srinagar.
This was the second attack in a row after a policeman was killed while guarding Charar-e-Sherief in the central Kashmir's Budgam district on Sunday afternoon.
Further details are awaited. (ANI)