Following the gunfight in Shopian district, intense clashes broke out between the government forces and people at Murran Chowk in Pulwama district of South Kashmir.
Reports said that soon after the news of the killing of three militants spread, people especially youth took to streets and pelted government forces.
The gunfight erupted between militants and government forces on Thursday morning following the inputs of the presence of militants in Yarwan area of Keller.
Three local militants were killed in a gunfight on Thursday morning in Yarwan area of Keller in Shopian district of South Kashmir.
The slain militants were identified as Aqib Ahmad, a resident of Bhatnoora Lassipora Pulwama, Basharat Ahmad, a resident of Wasoora Pulwama and Sajad Khanday, a resident of Bamnoo Keller
Meanwhile, a complete shutdown is being observed in Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir.