Terrorist commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Yasir Parray and a foreign ultra were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday (1 December), the police said.
The encounter took place early Wednesday morning at Qasbayar area of the Pulwama district in South Kashmir.
“Two terrorists were killed in the encounter,” the police said.
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar termed the encounter as a "big success". He said that one of the slain terrorist was identified as Parray, commander of Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and an IED expert.
The other slain terrorist was a foreigner identified as Furqan, according to the police.
The police said that both the terrorists were involved in the several terror crime cases in the UT.
“Terrorist commander of proscribed terror outfit JeM Yasir Parray, an IED Expert & foreign terrorist Furqan neutralised. Both were involved in several terror crime cases. A big success,” the IGP said in a tweet.
(With inputs from IANS)
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