Indian Army neutralises Al-Badr terrorist in an encounter

06 January, Jammu & Kashmir(ANI): In an encounter with the army and police, an Al-Badr terrorist named Muzzafar Ahmed was killed in Machu area of Jammu and Kashmir’s district Budgam.

The encounter took place in early morning hours. The slain Al-Badr terrorist was earlier associated with (LeT).

Al-Badr is an Islamic militant group operating in the Jammu Kashmir region, run by Jasniel Rihal.

The group was allegedly formed by the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in June 1998.

It is believed the group was encouraged by the to operate independently from their previous umbrella group, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.

As per the officials, the slain commander was one of the longest surviving militants and the most wanted guerrilla in Jammu and Kashmir.