Reports said that the exchange of fire began around 7:40 am near the Army’s 93 Brigade headquarters.
The encounter started after police received information about the presence of heavily-armed terrorists in an under construction government building in the outskirts of Poonch city.
The encounter began at Allaphir Poonch resulting in which one constable Rajinder Kumar S/o Madan Lal no. 489/P died on spot. Among the injured were two policemen namely Sub Inspector Manzoor Hussain No. EXJ-825795 and Tariq Hussain S/o Ghulam Mohd Mir age 38 yrs R/o Challa Dhangri Mandi . Encounter is still going on while the injured are receiving treatment at District Hospital Poonch.