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KNZ NEWS DESK 

Police Friday issued a statement about Kokernag encounter

In the statement they said that in Vailoo area of Kokernag in District Anantnag, a search operation was jointly launched by Security Forces in the wee hours today.

During the search operation, search party came in contact with the militants leading to an encounter and in the ensuing encounter, one militant was eliminated.

Huge quantity of ammunition and incriminating material has been seized from the site of encounter. From the incriminating material seized it is learnt that the killed militant is a Pakistani affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM and was involved in several attacks on security forces and civilian in the area.

Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been initiated in the instant matter.