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Terrorists kill Indian solider in J&K

india Updated: Nov 22, 2006 23:12 IST
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Terrorists killed a soldier on Wednesday evening, creating panic in a Jammu and Kashmir town.

Police said the guerrillas fired at the soldier from a close range in the main market in Kangan, 35 kms from Srinagar on the Srinagar-Kargil highway, and escaped.

"He died instantly," said a police officer in Srinagar.

The killing triggered panic in the market with shopkeepers and shoppers running for safety.

Security forces soon surrounded the market place and launched a search.