Srinagar: Militants shot dead on Monday three unarmed policemen who were investigating a crime in a village in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
"Three policemen -- one head constable and two constables -- were killed in a militant attack at Ashipora in Shopian district," a police officer said.
This is second militant attack on policemen within hours in Kashmir Valley.
Earlier in the day, ultras shot at and critically injured a police officer in Pattan area of Baramulla district.
Sub-inspector Ghulam Mustafa was shot at and injured by two militants in a bus which was on its way to Pattan, a police official said.
The driver of the bus drove the bus to a local police post where the cops shifted their injured colleague to hospital, he said.