Two militants, civilian, cop killed in Srinagar gunfight

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Gunfight in Srinagar in which two militants were killed, along with a civilian and a policeman. Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir Walla

Srinagar: Two militants, civilian and one policeman were killed in gunfight that erupted between militants and government forces early morning of Wednesday.

Earlier reports had said that three militants and one policeman were killed but later police has said that only two militants and a civilian have been killed along with a cop.

The gunfight had erupted in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar district early morning.

A police official was quoted saying that two militants and one policeman was killed in the operation. The civilian is believed to be son of the owner of the house.

However, identity of militants is yet to be ascertained.

The slain policeman has been identified as Kamal from Reasi.

All educational institutions have been closed and Internet suspended in Srinagar district.

Shops and other business establishments have voluntarily shut in the downtown area of city.

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