Srinagar, Oct 9 : Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Khalid Bhai was killed on Monday afternoon in a brief encounter with the security forces in north Kashmir district of Baramulla.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muneer Khan told NEWS Agency that following specific information about movements of a militant, a check point was established at Ladoora in Baramulla.
He said a militant was intercepted at the checkpoint, who hurled a grenade at the police party deployed there.
However, he said the grenade didn’t explode following which the militant fired at the police personnel with a pistol and ran into a house.
The IGP said the security force retaliated in which the militant was killed.