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PESHAWAR: A policeman was killed on Sunday when militants opened fire on a police raiding party in Peshawar's Bara Shaikhan area, one militant was also killed in retaliatory firing by the police, DawnNews reported.

According to police sources a raiding party was conducting a search operation in Bara Shaikhan area in Peshawar's suburbs when it came under gunfire by militants, resulting in the death of one policeman.

Police resorted to retaliatory gunfire killing one of the assailants.

Security forces cordoned off the area after the incident as the search for militants continued.

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