The movement of security forces convoys on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway is also stopped for Monday.
The first batch of the pilgrims to the cave shrine situated at an altitude of 3,880 metres will leave from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp here on Sunday.
A police officer said body of a local militant, Adil Das, was recovered from the orchards in Bijbehara area of Anantnag in south Kashmir in the morning.
Just 20 per cent of youth now joining militancy are hardcore, a Army study carried out in J&K has said.
They were held by the security forces on Friday as they were heading to obtain arms training as newly-recruited militants.
He said a brief exchange of firing took place between the two sides after a contact with the militants was established.
The encounter between security forces and three terrorists started around 10 am on Thursday is still continuing.
General Officer Commanding (GoC) of the Army's Srinagar-based 15 Corps, Lt Gen K J S Dhillon also appealed the parents to stop their children from joining militant ranks.
The militants opened fire on the security personnel during a cordon-and-search operation, who retaliated, triggering a gun-battle.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Turigam area of Kulgam district following information about presence of some militants there, a police official said.
Addressing a 'Vijay Sankalp Sammelan', the spoke about various issues, including the resolve of the Modi government to fight militancy.
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