Srinagar: Three militants and a policeman were killed in a gunfight which was underway since early Wednesday in Fateh Kadal locality of downtown Srinagar, police said.
Three militants and a policeman were killed in the gunfight, ANI news agency quoted SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parrey as having said.
However, some reports suggested that one among the slain was a civilian who worked as an overground worker of the militants.
He said the identity of the slain is being ascertained. Reports said that Mehraj Bangroo of Fateh Kadal was among the slain militants.
The slain policeman has been identified as Kamal from Reasi, reported news agency GNS. Three CRPF personnel were injured in the gunfight.
All educational institutions have been closed and Internet suspended in Srinagar district.