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J&K: Hizbul militant shot dead in Pulwama

January 12, 2010 08:54 IST
Security forces on Tuesday shot dead one of the two militants holed up in a house in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

Police, assisted by the army, cordoned off village Abhama-Keller, 60 kms from Srinagar, on Monday to flush out the two Hizbul militants hiding in a house.

The hiding militants opened fire on security forces, who retaliated killing one of the ultras. The encounter is still on.

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