Srinagar, Jan 09: One HM militant was killed in an encounter with Kokernag police and security forces in Pehlipora village of Larnoo area.
Kokernag police along with 19RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Pehlipora village of Larnoo in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kokernag. During the searches, militant hiding in the area fired upon the joint search team. The fire was retaliated, ensuing an encounter.
One militant was killed in the encounter who was identified as Farhan Ahmad Wani Son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani resident of Redwani Khudwani, Kulgam.
01 INSAS rifle, 02 INSAS magazines and 42 rounds were recovered from the encounter site.
The said militant was a hardcore stone pelter and a case FIR number 45/17 of Kulgam under section 147, 148, 149, 336, 332, 307 RPC was registered. He was also involved in many anti national/social and unlawful activities. Cases under section 10, 11, 13 ULAP Act has already been registered against him in Police Station Kulgam.