Srinagar: Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir killed top terrorist Zakir Moosa’s aide in encounter.
Shakir, deputy chief of J&K-based Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind terror outfit is the close aide of Moosa. He has links with the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
Reports said the security forces had set up a cordon in the Hafoo area after getting specific inputs about the presence of terrorist.
Police sources said the ultras opened fire on the security forces and that resulted in a gun battle.
In a separate encounter in the state, two terrorists were killed in Kulgam. A jawan of the Rashtriya Rifles was also martyred, while two jawans of 163 battalion of CRPF were injured.