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The accident occurred when the vehicle in which the three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and a policeman passed through Hillar village of Kokernag area, a police officer said.
Six hours to the end: When parents, Kashmir cops tried to get Hizbul militant Rauf Khanday to surrender
Rauf Khanday, believed to be a Hizbul Mujahideen militant, was killed in the pre-dawn darkness of Sunday at Dialgam village in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.
Internet services on mobile devices were snapped shortly after clashes broke out at many places in south Kashmir.
Two Army jawans were today killed in separate encounters in south Kashmir in which eight militants were gunned down.
A policeman was shot at and injured by militants in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.
At least two terrorists were killed in the encounter that broke out between security personnel and terrorists in Shistargam Dooru area of Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir.
As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering the gunfight, police sources said.
Police said security forces, including the India Army, state police and the CRPF surrounded Shistargam village in Dooru area following information that a group of militants was hiding there.
The encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag's Hakura on the intervening night of March 11-12.
All schools and colleges will remain shut as well as the exams scheduled for Monday by the Kashmir University were postponed.
While two of the slain militants were identified as Eesa Fazli of Srinagar and Syed Owais of Kokernag in Anantnag, the identity of the third militant is yet to be ascertained.
Eight pilgrims were killed when LeT terrorists fired indiscriminately on the bus carrying pilgrims on the outskirts of Anantnag in July last year.
Police sources said two injured in the explosion at the Khundroo field ammunition depot were taken to hospital.
Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today, the Army said.
Recently, five jawans lost their lives after terrorists stormed a training centre in Pulwama's Awantipora in the wee hours.