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Top Jaish commander Sofi killed in Tral Srinagar in encounter

A top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander Sofi was killed in Tral Srinagar on October 13 in South Kashmir’s Awantipora.

The incident occurred during an encounter with Jaish-e-Mohammad militant and security forces on Wednesday, police said.

The gunfight broke out in Tilwani Mohalla of Tral region when a team of joint forces launched a cordon and search operation following information about militant presence.

“One terrorist has been killed so far. The operation is underway,” a police officer said. Kashmir’s Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar identified the slain terrorist as top Jaish e Mohammad commander Sham Sofi.

The gunfight at Tral broke a day after five militants were killed in two separate gunfights in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

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