Jammu, Sep 11 :  A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. Also Read: Political parties in Jammu & Kashmir must come forward to bring normalcy in Valley: Ravi Shankar Prasad Also Read - 'BJP Has United All Jammu & Kashmir Parties, Will Outlast Central Government': Sajad Lone

Police said the militants started firing from an under construction mini secretariat building near the Army’s 93 Brigade headquarters in Poonch town around 8 a.m. Also Read - China Has No Locus Standi to Comment on India’s Internal Matters: MEA

“The militants have been surrounded and all escape routes were sealed”, a senior police officer told IANS, adding the gunfight was continuing. Also Read - Unlock 5.0: 7,000 Pilgrims Allowed To Visit Mata Vaishno Devi Daily, All You Need To Know