3 terrorists killed in J&K; schools, colleges shut

Security forces killed three militants in J&K

SRINAGAR, March 12,2018: Security forces killed three militants in a gunbattle in Anantnag district on Monday.

Following the killing, restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar on Monday to maintain law and order, police said.

Anticipating protests, the authorities imposed restrictions in areas under the jurisdictions of Soura and four other police station areas, the police said.

All schools and colleges will also remain shut as a precautionary message. Exams scheduled for Monday by the Kashmir University were postponed.

The killed militants were identified as Eesa Fazli of Srinagar, Syed Owais and Sabzar Ahmad Sofi, both from Anantnag district, according to agency reports.

Before joining the terrorist ranks, Fazli was pursuing a B.Tech course in Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in Rajouri district, the reports added.