Security sources said, another Army man has sustained injuries in the encounter which is still on at the Marhama Bijbehara area.
Security forces launched a search operation predawn. The terrorists threw a grenade in which one Army jawan was injured and later died of injuries. This is the second encounter in less than 24 hours in the area.
In the earlier incident a day ago, an Army Major was killed while another officer and two troopers were injured in the encounter.
As per the details, the encounter took place when the security forces had launched a cordon and search operation. Details are awaited.