Three terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter that broke out at Pantha Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar. An Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police also lost his life in the encounter.
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.