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Masood Azhar’s nephew among 3 JeM militants killed in Pulwama

JeM owns him, will ask them to collect his body: IG Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 07 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police Tuesday said the three militants were killed during an encounter in Aglar Kandi village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir range, Muneer Khan said among the three militants killed included Talha Rasheed, the nephew of Jaish-e-Muhammad Chief Maulana Masood Azhar. According to Khan, the two other militants killed have been identified as JeM Divisional Commander Muhammad Bhai and Waseem, a resident of Drabgam, Pulwama.
Addressing a press conference here, the IGP said the dead body of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Chief Maulana Masood Azhar's nephew will be handed over to the militant group.
“We will ask them (the JeM) to collect the dead body because they have accepted him as one of their own," Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jammu and Kashmir,” Munir Khan said.
Khan termed the operation as a “brilliant one” which was well coordinated" between the police, the army, and the CRPF.
“I am gratified that for the first time they have owned up that he is the nephew of Masood Azhar,” he added. (KNS)