Pulwama: In a significant achievement, the safety forces gunned down Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Abu Saifullah in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
Abu Saifullah, also referred to as Adnan, Ismail and Lamboo, was concerned within the terrorist assault in Pulwama and energetic within the Kashmir Valley since 2017.
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“Topmost Pakistani terrorist affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Lamboo, was killed in right this moment’s encounter. The identification of the second terrorist is being ascertained,” ANI quoted Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar as saying.
The prime cop additional mentioned Lamboo alias Adnan was from the household of JeM chief Masood Azhar.
“He was concerned in conspiracy and planning of Lethpora assault. He stayed with Adil Dar until the day of fidayeen assault, viral video of Adil Dar had his voice in it,” he added.
Abu Saifullah, who was additionally related to Taliban, has been killed together with one other terrorist in Hangalmarg of Tral in Pulwama.
An M-4 rifle, AK-47 rifle, a Glock pistol and one other pistol have been recovered from the slain terrorists.
Abu Saifullah was a specialist in vehicle-propelled IEDs, that are used recurrently in Afghanistan and likewise within the 2019 Pulwama assault.
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Reports counsel that Abu Saifullah tried to re-establish and strengthen the JeM terror outfit within the Kashmir Valley. He additionally used Awantipora, particularly Kakpora and Pampore areas of Pulwama, to recruit new terrorist teams.
The safety forces have killed no less than 87 terrorists, together with some prime commanders, in Kashmir since January this 12 months.