The security forces on Sunday gunned down a terrorist in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara. A gun battle erupted between forces and terrorists early this morning. The security forces launched an operation after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in the Langate area, which is siatuated about 126 km from Srinagar. Two terrorists are believed to be holed up in Ananwan area of Handwara and a fierce gunbattle was on. The encounter is still underway.