Wreath laying ceremony of police personnel ASI Babu Ram, who lost his life last night in an encounter with terrorists at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar.
According to the Kashmir Zone police, Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Babu Ram lost his life in the encounter which began after terrorists opened fire at a joint naka of police and the Central Reserve Police Force at Pantha Chowk area.
Following this joint parties of the police and CRPF cordoned off the area and began a search operation.
During the search, terrorists again opened fire upon the search parties, leading to an encounter, according to the police.
The encounter is ongoing and further details are awaited.