In a major achievement, another top Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Commander was killed in an encounter on Tuesday along with his associate in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The terrorist, Fayaz Panzoo, was involved in an attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at Anantnag on June 12 in which five CRPF personnel were killed and SHO Arshad Khan was seriously injured, who later succumbed to injuries.
An exchange of fire started between terrorists and security forces in Katu village near Bijbehara town in the district on Tuesday. A cordon and search operation was launched by a joint team of security forces in the district. The operation started after the input of the presence of terrorists in the area.
This is a developing story. More details are awaited.