In a major victory for security forces, Lashkar-e-Islam Chief Abdul Qayoom Najar was gunned down in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector on Tuesday.
Najar was wanted by the Army for planning and executing a series of attacks on mobile towers and telecom offices across the Kashmir Valley, carried out in the year 2015.
The terrorist was trying to infiltrate into India from Uri sector when he gunned down by the forces at the Line of Control.
Najar was a rebel commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, who later formed the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Islam. The security forces had announced an award of RS 10 lakh for his head.
Najar was on the radar after attacks on mobile towers and killing of six civilians in Spore and adjoining areas in North Kashmir.
He carried a reward of RS 10 lakh on his head
Najar joined terror ranks at the age of 16 and was one of the longest surviving terrorists. He used to change his appearances to escape security agencies.
Courtesy: Times Now