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JeM commander Mufti Yasir killed in Tral gunfight, says J&K DGP

J&K Police said that one of the four militants killed in Tuesday's gunfight in the Tral forest area was a JeM commander.

India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: April 26, 2018 15:26 IST
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Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said that one of the four militants killed in Tuesday's gunfight in the Tral forest area was a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) operational commander.

Taking to Twitter, State Director of Police, SP Vaid said, "Operational commander of JeM Mufti Yasir was among those killed in the joint operation in upper reaches of Tral."

The DGP also uploaded a picture on Twitter of the slain militant showing him alongside   JeM founder Masood Azhar.

Security personnel gunned down four militants in the Tral forest area in Pulwama on Tuesday. An army soldier and a Special Police Officer (SPO) were also martyred in the gunfight.

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(With inputs from IANS)

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