A group of terrorists tried to snatch rifle of a bank guard at Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam.
The guard resisted and foiled the attempt.
The security forces have launched the search operation to nab the terrorists.
Earlier in the day, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Umer of Abu Ismail group was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Samboora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Role of Umer in different crimes committed by Abu Ismail group is being ascertained.
One AK 47 rifle was recovered from the encounter site.
Awantipora Police, 50 RR and CRPF jointly participated in the encounter.
In wake of the gunfight, authorities blocked the internet services in Pulwama as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in the district.