Srinagar: Two militants have been killed in a gunfight in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar which started in the summer capital on Monday, officials said.
Second militant was killed in the gunfight after the final assault against the holed up militants, they said.
According to PTI however mopping operations was under way.
The identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.
A CRPF soldier was killed and a police cop was injured in the gunfight yesterday, police said.
Earlier government forces claimed they launched a final assault on militants hiding in a building in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar for the last 24 hours.
The encounter between militants and government forces, which began yesterday after the militants tried to attack a CRPF camp, resumed this morning.
Militants had taken shelter in an under construction building in the area after their attempt to enter a CRPF camp was foiled, CRPF said.