An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed while two other policemen were injured after militants Tuesday fired at them in the summer capital Srinagar.
Officials said the militants opened fire at a group of policemen near a checkpoint in the Lal Bazaar area of the Srinagar district.
In this incident, ASI Mushtaq Ahmad was killed while two others received bullet wounds.
Both the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital immediately for treatment. More details are awaited.
Armed forces carried out searches soon after the attack but the militants had managed to flee when reports last came in.