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3 Terrorists Of Zakir Musa-Led Outfit Killed In Pulwama Encounter

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| August 9 , 2017 , 16:40 IST

At least 3 terrorists belonging to the Zakir Musa-led Ansar Ghazwat ul-Hind group were killed in an encounter which began on Wednesday in the Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district.

The encounter began when security forces launched a cordon and search operation after receiving specific intelligence about the presence of terrorists in the Gulab Bagh village in Pulwama's Tral.

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"When the militants were challenged, they fired at the security forces, triggering an encounter. Three militants have been killed," a police officer said.

"The three terrorists have been identified as Ishaq Ahmad from Batagund (Tral), Zahid Ahmad from Nowdal (Tral) and Altaf Ahmad from Shopian," he said.

Former Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, the tech-savy Zakir Musa was announced as the head of the newly created Al-Qaida cell in Jammu and Kashmir, the Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind on July 27.