Top Jaish commander involved in Pulwama attack among two militants killed in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar, July 31 (KNS) : A top Pakistani militant affiliated with outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) involved in the Pulwama attack was among the two militants killed during an encounter in Pulwama area of South Kashmir on Saturday.

A top police official told Kashmir News Service (KNS), that Abu Saifullah, who was also known as Adnan, Ismail and Lamboo and had been operating in the valley since 2017, was killed along with another militant in Namibian-Marsar area of Pulwama

"Adnan was from family of Masood Azhar. He was involved in conspiracy and planning of Lethpora attack, " said an official, adding that the identify of other killed militant was being verified.

The official said that he stayed with Adil Dar till the day of fidayeen attack, and the viral video of Adil Dar had his voice in it.

Earlier, security forces launched a joint operation in the morning following inputs about the presence of militants in the area. (KNS)

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