"There was a brief exchange of fire, following which the militants escaped. There was no casualty on our side. The area was cordoned off for searches," the sources added.
The security forces have been advised not to initiate operations against militants and use weapons only in self-defence.
The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit has rejected the ceasefire announced by the central government.
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