Reportedly militants appeared in Redwani area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District and offered Gun salute to the dead civilians.
Earlier in the day, government forces shot dead 3 civilians during a protest in the Redwani area of Kulgam. Civilians have been identified as Shakir Ahmed Khanday, Irshad Majeed (20) and a girl Andleeb (16), hospital sources told a news agency.
According to an eyewitness, militants appeared in a group of five to seven in Redwani and offered multiple gun salutes in the air to the civilians.
The youth were killed when Government Forces laid a siege around the Hawoora area and Youth in large numbers hit the streets pelting stones on Government Forces.