"Once again shows the desperate levels militants will go to disrupt peace and normalcy," Omar wrote on micro-blogging site twitter.com.

Omar said Jammu and Kashmir Police and army were responding to the attack in Uri.

"Militants have struck an army camp in North Kashmir between Baramulla and Uri. Security force casualties are feared. It's an ongoing encounter," he added.

In a predawn attack, militants targeted an army camp at Mohura in Uri area around 3.10 AM. So far, three army jawans, two policemen and three militants have been killed in the ongoing encounter.

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