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Top JeM terrorist Noor Mohammad killed in encounter in J&K

Top JeM terrorist Noor Mohammad killed in encounter in J&K
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Wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray was killed in an encounter in Samboora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police...

SRINAGAR: Wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray was killed in an encounter in Samboora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a crack team of Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off a house where two JeM terrorist were believed to be holed up, the police said.n the ensuing encounter, Tantray was killed whereas there was no information about the presence of the second terrorist, it said.Tantray was out on a parole since 2015.

Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in J&K's Pulwama; One terrorist killed, search operation underway. (visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/QG5ZuuF54c

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He was the mastermind of a suicide attack at Srinagar airport earlier this year.Hailing from Tral area of south Kashmir, Tantray's death is seen as a blow to the terror group as he was the key man in reviving the JeM in south and central Kashmir.

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