All the three Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militants killed were Kashmiris. The second militant killed was identified Naveed. Junaid, the third killed had his militant brother also killed in an encounter earlier.
Hamid Lelhari was announced AGH chief two weeks after Zakir Musa was gunned down by security forces. Hameed Lelhari, 30, was a native of Pulwama.
Shabir Ahmed Malik, the chief of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGH) outfit was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with security forces in Tral forest area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
The Kashmir unit of the al-Qaeda is called the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.
Zakir Musa, the head of the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a group affiliated with the Al-Qaeda, was trapped on Thursday after the security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in a village in Tral area. The encounter ended on Friday with Musa's killing.
Officials said shops, fuel stations and other business establishments re-opened this morning while public transport also operated normally.
Even since 2010 despite sporadic attempts to raise Cain in the Valley, Kashmiris had more or less got used to peace realising that 'Hindustan Chodega nahin' or Pakistan was no longer an option.
Riyaz Naikoo, 33, who carries a reward of Rs 12 lakh on his head, now replaces Zakir Musa as the most wanted militant commander in the Kashmir Valley after Musa was killed by security forces on Thursday.
Zakir Musa headed Anzar Ghazwat-ul Hind, which was affiliated to terrorist organisation Al-Qaeda. Security forces gunned down Musa in Dadsara village in Pulwama District.
Security agencies have put up posters carrying photographs of Musa, including one of him disguised as a Sikh, at various places to make the public aware in both districts.
Amritsar Blast: The two youth sped into the religious grounds on a bike while one of them got off the vehicle and lobbed a grenade at the huge gathering of people.
Security has been heightened across the state after intelligence inputs revealed that Zakir Musa, a former Hizbul Mujahideen commander and slain terrorist Burhan Wani's successor, could be hiding in Punjab.
Abu Dujana even said that his handlers sitting in Pakistan were insisting him to denounce Zakir Musa.
The 22-year-old terrorist is a native of Norpora village, which is close to the spot where Hizbul commander Burhani Wani was killed by security forces in an encounter last year.
Al-Qaeda has formally announced establishment of a Kashmir unit and has appointed former Hizbul Mujahedeen commander Zakir Musa as its chief.
Armed militants claiming to be followers of former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa stopped pro-azadi and pro-Pakistan slogans at the funeral processions of militants.