The killed terrorists were identified as Kamran, a Pakistani national and top commander of the Jaish, and Hilal Ahmad, a local recruited by the terror group, officials said. A third terrorist was reported killed in the evening.
The Home Minister, who gave a shoulder to some of the coffins of the CRPF men killed, said that civilian traffic would be restricted in Kashmir during the movement of the army and security forces convoys.
On Thursday, at least 40 CRPF troopers were killed in a terror attack while several others are battling for their lives following what is being termed as the deadliest terrorist strike in three decades in Jammu and Kashmir.
On February 14, in what is known as the worst-ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, a suicide bomber rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district.
In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir's three decades of militancy, a Jaish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a CRPF bus in Pulwama district, killing at least 40 personnel