The security forces had gunned down a top terrorist leader in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir. The security forces had neutralised Al-Badre chief Ganie Khwaja in an encounter in Baramulla. The security forces had also recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition.
“Sopore police killed Al-Badre Chief Ganie Khwaja in an encounter just now. A big success,” IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said Tuesday evening.
The security forces had carried out a search operation in the area after getting a specific input about the presence of militants in the area. The search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire on the security forces.