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One foreign militant killed in Kokernag gunfight:Police

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August 24: In Vailoo area of Kokernag in District Anantnag, a search operation was jointly launched by Security Forces in the wee hours today.

According to police during the search operation, search party came in contact with the militants leading to an encounter and in the ensuing encounter, one militant was killed.

“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  outfit JeM and was involved in several attacks on Security Forces and civilians in the area,” police said in a statement.

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