In a deadly gun battle on Monday, security forces gunned down three terrorists and one Jawan sacrificed its life. The gun battle started on Monday morning in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Army Jawan Sham Sunder of 44 Rashtriya Rifles made the supreme sacrifice while battling the militants bravely.
One of the militants that wwas gunned down by the Army was identified as Talha Rasheed, nephew of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar. He was one of the most wanted terrorists in Kashmir. The other two were identified as Mehmood Bhai and Wasim Ahmed Ganai.
“Doesn’t matter if he is Masood Azhar’s nephew or anyone else, we aim at neutralizing all terrorists no matter where they belong”- Army Chief
Ammunitions like M4 rifle, one AK-74 ( a type of AK-47) and a pistol were recovered from the encounter site.