JeM commander killed in J&K gunfight

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JeM commander killed in J&K gunfight
Pulwama: Soldiers at the site where a militant was killed in a gunfight in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sept 23, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Srinagar: September 23: (IANS) A top commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terror outfit was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama District, polce said.

Adnan was killed in Aripal of Tral area after the security forces surrounded the village in the wake of a tip-off about the presence of the militants in the area, according to a police officer.

“As the cordon was tightened, the militant opened fire. The house in which the militant was hiding was destroyed during the shootout,” the officer added.

After a brief exchange of fire, Adnan was shot dead.

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