Militant killed in Kashmir gun battle

April 12th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) A militant was killed Sunday in an ongoing gun battle between separatist guerrillas and security personnel in south Kashmir, an official said.
Security forces surrounded a house in Kundi Aglar village, about 40 km from here, following a tip-off about the presence of militants there, a police officer said.

“The militants, believed to be two in number, were asked to surrender. But they fired at the troops that had surrounded the house, which triggered a gunfight,” he said.

“One militant has been killed so far, but the operation is still going on,” the official added.

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