Gunfight breaks out in Kokernag, one army man dead

Srinagar, April 16: An Army trooper has been killed in ongoing encounter at Watnar Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

A senior police officer said that in intial exchange of firing one army trooper of 19RR received serious bullet wound.

He was immediately shifted to nearby hospital for treatment, however he succumbed to his injuries, the officer added.

Meanwhile a fierce gunfight is underway after police and army on a specific input generated by JK Police launched a cordon and search operation in the area. gns

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