Two days before the Independence Day, this attack took place in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, which claimed three lives. A police vehicle was ambushed in Pampore area, on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.
Around 7.45 pm, the militants had opened fire on the vehicle of a deputy superintendent of police. Two of the deceased were policemen, another a civilian, whose identity is yet to be established.
No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
More details awaited.