"Three OGWs/ accomplices in the vehicle who were accompanying the terrorist were also found to be dead", said the defence spokesman. The incident took place at 8 pm.
The latest incident comes more than a month after three civilians were killed after the army opened fire on protesters in the same district on January 27.
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The official said a joint mobile vehicle check post (MVCP) near Pohan in Shopian signalled a auto to stop, but it did not.
Police reached the spot and was carrying out legal formalities, he said.
After the killing of four persons including a militant, clashes erupted in the area with youth taking to roads and pelting stones on the security personnel.
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Locals identified the deceased as Suhail Khalil Wagay, Muhammad Shahid Khan and Shahnawaz Ahmad Wagay, all resident of Shopian district.
However, the Srinagar-based Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said the three were over-ground workers (OGW) and accomplices of the slain militant. "In retaliatory firing, one terrorist identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar was killed".
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