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Militants kill cable operator in Kashmir

india Updated: Apr 24, 2010 09:45 IST

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Separatist militants shot dead a cable operator in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said on Saturday.

The guerrillas barged into a house in Khawaja Gilgit locality of Sopore, 54 km from Srinagar, late Friday and opened fire. Ashiq Hussain Khan, a local cable operator, was critically injured, a senior police officer said.

"Ashiq was immediately taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries," the police officer told IANS.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the killing.