The police has claimed to have killed a militant in the ongoing gunfight in the Vailoo area of Kokernag on Friday.
As per the official statement of the police the killed militant is a Pakistani and he belonged to JeM.
“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 terrorists leading to an encounter and in the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was eliminated,” reads the statement.
It also added that a 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 terrorist 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.