Wahid Bhat | Srinagar
Top militant commander and cheif of Al Qaeda call Ansar Ghazwat Ul Hind Zakir Musa killed in Tral area of Pulwama South Kashmir encounter.
An encounter was broke out between militants and security forces at Dadsara village in the Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama.
Reports said a joint team of the Army’s 42 RR, SOG and CRPF cordoned off the Dadsara village late in the evening.
A police officer said the cordon was laid following inputs about the presence of the militant commander of Ansar Gazwatul Hind, Zakir Musa.
The officer said, the joint team tried to persuade the militant commander to surrender, but he fired at them leading to an encounter.
Meanwhile, the authorities shut internet connection in the Valley.
However the divisional administration in Kashmir has ordered closure of all schools and colleges across the Kashmir division tomorrow on May 24.
Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said the decision has been taken as a precautionary measure.