The deputy chief of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Ghazwat ul Hind was killed in an encounter with the government forces at Hafoo Reshipora of Tral area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
A police source said that Shakir Hassan Dar of Rathsuna area was killed in the gunfight.
in the gunfight two residential houses, a were damaged in the gunfight.
Officials said the militants opened fire after a search party tightened the cordon. The forces retaliated, leading to a gunfight in which militant was killed.