Heavy firing and explosions were reported from Bhatta Durrian forest of Mendhar which along with nearby forest areas adjoining Surankote (Poonch) and Thanamandi in Rajouri district is witnessing a massive search operation.
The PDP president said the Union government should address the real problems to provide a sense of relief to people.
On October 12, five army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), were killed in an encounter in Surankote area of Poonch district.
Five soldiers, including a JCO, lost their lives when a group of heavily-armed terrorists opened fire on an army search party in a village close to Dera Ki Gali (DKG) in Surankote early on Monday.
The hiding ultras opened heavy fire on the search parties resulting in critical injuries to a JCO and four other ranks
The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Tulran, Imamsahab area of Shopian, in South Kashmir on Monday evening, after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
The terrorists fired indiscriminately on noticing the movement of the army search party, causing critical injuries to the five jawans.
The agency said they had received information that banned ISIS has hatched a conspiracy to radicalise and recruit impressionable Muslim youths in India to wage violent jihad against the Indian State.
Two militants were killed and a policeman was injured during encounters in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag and Bandipora districts on Monday.
The National Conference suffered a major setback in Jammu as two prominent leaders Devender Rana and Surjit Singh Slathia resigned from the party on Sunday.