Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Monday. The militants were identified as Eesa Fazli of Soura area in Srinagar and Syed Owais Shafi of Kokernag. The identity of the third militant is yet to be ascertained.
An anti-militancy operation was launched in Hakura area of the district late on Sunday night, following information about the presence of militants in the area. The militants were killed in a pre-dawn encounter with security forces. The group affiliation of the slain militants was not immediately known.
Following the encounter, restrictions have been imposed in some parts of old city.