Top Jaish-e- Mohammad militant Noor Mohammad killed in encounter in J&K

26 December 2017, 01:59 PM

Noor Mohammad, a top Jaish-e- Mohammad militant, was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir, according to an Army official.

"The Divisional Commander of JeM Noor Mohammad Tantrey alias Noor Trali was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Samboora area of Pulwama," the official said.

He said the body of the militant has been recovered along with a weapon.

The official said the operation was still in progress.

Also Read: Three Pakistani soldiers killed in firing by Indian Army, claims Pak media

Earlier on Monday, three soldiers of Pakistan Army were killed and one injured after Indian Forces retaliated to unprovoked firing from across the border.

On Monday, Indian Army troops crossed over the Line of Control (PoK) & killed three Pakistani army soldiers, one Pak soldier injured. This was in retaliation to the four Indian Army personnel killed on Saturday​ in ceasefire violation by Pakistan, as per Intelligence Sources.

Indian General of Police, Muneer Khan, gave his statement on the attack, saying, "We came to know of presence of a JeM terrorist who was the mastermind of all attacks carried out by JeM. Encounter continued till early morning, JeM terrorist was killed & one AK-56, pistol and magazines were recovered."

(With agency inputs)

First Published: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 08:54 AM
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