Two police men and a SHO were killed in the attack.
The militants were armed with AK assault rifles, sources said. On Monday afternoon, they opened indiscriminate fire on the police party led by a Station House Officer (SHO) at busy Chadoora chowk.
Three policemen - SHO Chadoora sub-inspector Shabir Ahmad, constable Mohammad Shafi and SPO Firdous Ahmad - were injured in the militant firing along with a shopkeeper Ghulam Mohammad.
(With agency inputs)