A gunfight has started between security forces and terrorists in Sidhra area of Jammu district on Wednesday morning.

An official said that on specific inputs about the presence of terrorists cordon and search operation was launched in the area by joint team of forces in Sidhra area.

As forces zeroed in towards suspected spot, hiding terrorists fired upon forces which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight, he said.

Two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped and firing was going on when this report was filled.