Following killing of 3 militants, all colleges and schools will remain close in Srinagar

Aasif Suhaf, Srinagar: All colleges and schools will remain closed in Srinagar District today, the officials said to News24.
Following killing of three militants in encounter with forces at Anantnag, authorities decided to impose restrictions in parts of Srinagar and Anantnag .
In the meantime identification of third militant Sabzar Ahmad Sofi is not confirmed yet, third militant could be the foreigner also, siad sources to News24.  
Three local militants were killed in a brief encounter with forces at Hakoora  area of Anantnag in south Kashmir, no collateral damage to security forces has been reported. Search operations are still going on in th area. The three militants are inentified as Mohd Esha [email protected] Esha Roohullah, an ex-BTech student and resident of Soura Srinagar; Syed Owais Hhafi, resident of Viloo Kokernag, Sabzar Ahmad Sofi resident of Naina Sangam Anantnag 

Three militants were killed early Monday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.

"Pursuing credible leads on the presence of militants, security forces started search operation in the Hakoora area of Anantnag district in the wee hours of Monday morning.

"While the searches were going on, hiding millitants fired upon the search party. The fire was retaliated by the security forces ensuing an encounter," a police statement said.

The police has recovered arms and ammunition including AK 47 rifles, pistols, hand grenades from the encounter site. No collateral damage was reported.

"It is pertinent to mention that among the slain militants, one was involved in a recent attack on a police guard post at Soura in which one police constable was killed," the police statement said.

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