In a significant success for the safety forces, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander Sajjad Afghani was killed within the Shopian encounter that restarted on Monday. In line with the studies, the deceased was concerned within the recruitment of recent youths into terrorism.
An encounter had first damaged out between the millitants and Indian Military and the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Shopian’s Rawalpora space when the forces launched a search operation within the Shopian district on Saturday night following inputs that some terrorists had been hiding within the space. The operation was nevertheless placed on maintain on Sunday to make sure that the militants dont escape.
Later, the safety forces restarted the operation and stated that the Afghani’s aide, Jahangir Ahmad Wani. was shot down through the encounter. In line with the media studies, Wani, the son of Abdul Rehman Wani and resident of Rakh Narapora Shopian, was affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba.
The forces put up encounter recovered AK-47 rifle with a UBL shell and one USA made rifle’s M-4 carbine from the location.
Final yr in December 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed to have arrested a lacking Particular Police Officer (SPO) together with three militant associates of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Out of them, one was recognized as Desserter SPO turned militant Altaf Hussain. The opposite 3 have been recognized as, Shabir Ahmad Bhat, Jamsheed Magray, and Zahid Dar all residents of Pulwama.