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Chief of Al-Qaeda's Kashmir cell trapped in Pulwama

Devdiscourse News Desk | Srinagar | Updated: 23-05-2019 21:45 IST | Created: 23-05-2019 20:43 IST
Chief  of Al-Qaeda's Kashmir cell trapped in Pulwama
Image Credit: ANI

Zakir Musa, the so-called chief of Al-Qaeda's Kashmir cell, Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, was Thursday evening trapped during a cordon and search operation at Tral in South Kashmir, officials said. They said that a locality in Tral of Pulwama district was cordoned by security forces this evening following a specific input. The forces were fired upon by terrorists trapped inside a house.

An encounter was underway and there were confirmed reports about the presence of Musa there, they said. Additional forces were rushed to the encounter site to ensure that no one escaped from there, they said.



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