"One terrorist has been neutralised in the ongoing encounter. Operation underway," said Kashmir Zone Police. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation.
The accused had been undergoing judicial custody since September 2018 in another Jaish-e-Mohammed related case investigated by NIA.
On June 25, two terrorists were neutralised in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Sopore.
Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral. Two pistols and a large amount of ammunition were recovered from them.
Earlier on Tuesday, two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral. Two pistols and a large amount of ammunition were recovered from them.
Earlier today, one terrorist was killed in the encounter. The operation has been concluded and arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site.
The plan had similarities with the 2019 Pulwama attack, which left more than 400 CRPF personnel killed as a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into their convoy.
The security forces on Thursday successfully prevented a massive 2019 Pulwama-like car bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir after they stopped a vehicle carrying over 20 kg of an improvised explosive device (IED), enough to carry out a major attack in Pulwama.
Naikoo became the de facto chief of the terror group after the death of the terror group’s Kashmir commander Burhan Wani, who was killed in July 2016.