The 18-hour-long gunfight ended in Mujgund area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday morning with the killing of three militants, even as five houses were damaged in the firefight.
Reports said the encounter that ensued late in the afternoon when a joint team of army’s 5 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Mujgund ended today morning with the killing of three militants
Adding that the bodies of three militants were retrieved from the site of the gunfight.
Forces blew up five houses in which the militants had taken cover during the gunfight.
Five forces’ personnel, including an army soldier, CRPF man and three SOG personnel were injured in the gunfight.
Meanwhile internet services have been suspended in the capital city.
Reports said intense clashes at the gunfight site have erupted.