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Militant killed in Kupwara gunfight

Security forces had cordoned off Warnow village in Kupwara following information about some guerrillas hiding there.

"When the security forces closed in on one of the houses, where the militant was hiding, he fired upon them triggering an encounter in which the militant was killed," a senior police officer said.

The exact identity of the slain militant is still being established, police said.

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