Masood’s Relative Believed To Be Killed In Tral Encounter

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Srinagar: According to reports, the killed terrorist is believed to be a relative of Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar Hazrat Ameer Mukhtar. However, an official confirmation is awaited in this regard.

A terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral. According to reports, the killed terrorist is believed to be Hazrat Ameer Mukhtar, a relative of Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar.

However, an official confirmation is awaited in this regard. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chaanketaar village of Tral in south Kashmir district this afternoon following specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

The militants fired upon them as the forces were undertaking searches in the area. The security forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, an official said.

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