Srinagar: Hours after three policemen were killed in cold blood in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, security forces late on Monday were reportedly able to eliminate at least two suspected attackers.
The militants were gunned down in Sarai Bala area of the city after several hours of gun-battle with security forces, ANI reported.
Security forces were on high alert after militants struck early on Monday, first such attack after a lull of three years in Srinagar.
Terror outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for Monday's deadly attack.
Meanwhile, the army has stepped up vigil along the LoC.
Three policemen were killed in Srinagar on Monday when motorcycle-borne militants opened fire at them when they were asked to stop at a check-post.