Srinagar: Government forces Saturday killed three militants during a gunbattle in Srinagar, sources said.
The militants were killed at Tabela Chattabal near Safakadal area. A police official said the militant’s bodies have been recovered as the operation was still under way.
The militants have not been identified yet.
Official sources said a CRPF officer suffered minor injuries during the gunfight and has been admitted to a hospital.
Protesters pelted stones at government forces engaged in the counter-militancy operation in Chattabal and adjoining areas, triggering clashes, they said.