As the searches were intensified, some warning shots were fired towards the suspected spot, the group of militants comprising of three members tried to break the cordon and opened fire upon the joint team, SSP said.
The gunfight, according to sources, had started around 1:15 am at Hakoora-Badsgam in Dooru area of the district. Eisa was an engineering student who left his studies in 2017 and joined militancy.
Eesa Fazli, was a resident of Soura, Srinagar.
Meanwhile, authorities have impose restrictions in some parts of Srinagar to ensure law and order while all educational institutions will remain off on Monday.
Following the encounter, authorities have ordered closure of all schools and colleges for Monday in Srinagar fearing protests in the city. "Fresh dates for the deferred examinations will be notified separately, later", official said.
Three terrorists were killed in an encounter on Monday morning.
Train services were also suspended for "security reasons".
Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under house-arrest.
Muhammad Yasin Malik was lodged at Kothi Bagh police station in Srinagar.
Massive clashes erupted in South Kashmir's Anantnag district against these killings.
People in large numbers also attended the funeral prayers of Owais at his native place at Guhnoo, Kokernag area of Anantnag district. The routine business was affected in most of the parts of Srinagar city.
Before joining the terrorist ranks, Fazli was pursuing a B.Tech course in Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in Rajouri district, the reports added.
That time his father Naeem Fazili had taken to Facebook and made a passionate call to his son to return to the family.
Today the Naeem Fazili wrote on his Facebook timeline announcing the death of his son.