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Indian security personnel stands guard in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.Reuters

A fierce gunbattle has broke between terrorists and security forces in Pantha Chowk in Srinagar. The encounter started after the terrorists opened fire at CRPF jawans in Srinagar outskirts and fled the scene.

The security forces chased and trapped the terrorists inside a house. J&K Police and CRPF Valley QAT are on the job. The area has been cordoned off and firing is currently going on. 

As per latest updates, one terrorist was killed in the encounter. But one police personnel was also martyred during the gunfight. The Kashmir Police revealed the ASI who lost his life was Babu Ram,  s/o Puran Chand of Poonch district. 

The encounter comes shortly after 3 Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists and an Army soldier were killed on Saturday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.