At least three policemen were killed when two terrorists stormed the heavily guarded District Police Lines in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday night.
A police officer said that the terrorists entered the DPL after attacking the sentry at the main gate.
"Two policemen died on the main entrance of the DPL," he said.
The terrorists then stormed the barracks and killed a policeman there, he said.
"Heavy firing exchanges are still continuing. The troops have engaged the militants in a gun battle," said the official.
No one has admitted responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah dashed to Poonch on Thursday morning to take stock of the situation following Wednesday's shelling by Pakistani troops.
Five persons were killed and 18 injured in the shelling.
The chief minister will meet district officials to discuss the relief being provided to the victims.
Officials said intermittent shelling was continuing in Poonch and R S Pora sectors. Reports of heavy shelling were received from Turtuk in Ladakh. In Siachin, too, the Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire.
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