At least three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Zadibal area of Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Sunday, Kashmir Zone Police said. All the terrorists were holed up inside a house in the Zadibal area.
IG Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that the terrorists were involved in the killing of two BSF personnel near Pandach Chowk on May 20 during the Ramadan period.
Internet services were snapped in the Srinagar city as a precautionary measure. There are no reports if the services have been restored.
A joint team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Army had launched a cordon and search operation at Zadibal area of Srinagar on Sunday morning following inputs from J&K Police about the presence of terrorists in the area.
As the security forces reached the suspected spit in the Zadibal area during the cordon and search operation, the militants, holed up in a house, fired upon the security forces.
The firing was retaliated which resulted in an encounter. Following an encounter, internet services were snapped across Srinagar.
Three terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area.