AGH chief Zakir Mussa killed in Tral encounter | KNO

AGH chief Zakir Mussa killed in Tral encounter | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Tral, May 23 (KNO) :  Militant commander and the chief of Ansaar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) Zakir Musa was killed in Tral encounter this evening, a top official confirmed to KNO. He said that a gunfight broke out between militants and government forces at Dadsara village in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday after specific lead about presence of Mosa led group of AGH. Reports reaching  said that a joint team of army’s 42 RR, SOG and CRPF cordoned off Dadsara village late this evening. A police officer said that the cordon was laid following inputs about the presence of the militant commander of Ansar Gazwatul Hind Zakir Musa. The joint team according to the officer tried to persuade the militant commander to surrender, "However, he fired some UBGL leading to an by encounter." The body is slain militant was yet to be retrieved as firing was going on in the area.(KNO)