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Militant killed, policeman injured in brief Anantnag shootout

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A militant was killed and a policeman wounded during a brief shootout in Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday.

A police spokesman said that militants attacked a police picket at Achabal in district Anantnag late last night. “However, the attack was successfully repulsed by the alert cops on duty at the picket,” he said.

In the retaliatory action, one militant was killed, he said.

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