Two militants, policeman, and civilian were killed during a gunfight in Fateh Kadal area of Sgr district on Wednesday.

An official said that two militants, civilian and policeman were killed after a fierce gunfight erupted in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar district.

He identified the slain policeman as Komal from Reasi district of Jammu and the slain civilian who is house owner has been identified as Rayees Habibullah.

Reports said that Mehraj Bangroo of Fateh Kadal was among the slain militants.

The gunfight broke early morning after a joint team of the state police and the CRPF cordoned off Fateh Kadal after “specific information” about the presence of some militants.

As soon as the forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired at them, triggering an encounter

Meanwhile, all educational institutions have been closed and Internet suspended in the Srinagar district in view of the gunfight. 

Authorities at Kashmir University of Kashmir have decided to suspend Classwork today in wake of Gunfight at Fateh Kadal.