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One militant killed, gunfight on in Sopore

india Updated: Oct 31, 2009 16:07 IST

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Security forces in a gunfight that began early Saturday and continues in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir, police said, killed one separatist guerrilla holed up in a house.

"One terrorist has been killed so far and the gunfight is still on in Chinkipora residential area of Sopore," a senior police officer told IANS. Sopore, 54 km from here, is located in north Kashmir.

The gunfight began early Saturday when security forces asked militants hiding inside a house to surrender, upon which the militants resorted to indiscriminate gunfire, police said.