Three Militants have been killed, while six Government Force personnel have been injured in the 18 hour long encounter at Muj Gund area of Srinagar which concluded on Sunday morning..
Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the encounter erupted when Militants holed up in a residential house opened fire upon forces who were conducting a search operation after receiving inputs bout Militant movement in the area.
As per initial reports one of the Militant is a from Hajin, one from Pulwama in South Kashmir and the last one if a Pakistani militant, all affiliates of Lahskar e Taiba.
Six residential houses have been razed to the ground, Locals informed The Kashmiriyat while The troops are conducting search operations in the area.
Meanwhile massive clashes erupted in the locality as hundreds of youth hit the streets amid pro independence and Anti India Sloganeering.
The troops deployed in the area fired tear smoke shells and pellets at the unarmed protesters. (The Kashmiriyat).