Pulwama shuts to mourn JeM’s Noor Mohammad


After the killing of  JEM militant Noor Mohammad Tantray in a brief encounter with the government forces in Samboora village of Pulwama district on Tuesday morning, a shutdown is being observed in the village and its adjoining areas.

Meanwhile, youth in Samboora and Kakpora hit the streets triggering clashes.  All the shops, business establishments remained closed in the area.

As per the police statement, forces on Tuesday cordoned a cluster of houses at Samboora which resulted in a fierce gun battle leading to the killing of a top JeM commander Noor Mohammed Tantray.

Noor Mohammad was a convict in a case registered in 2003 in Delhi and was serving his sentence at Central Jail Srinagar until he was out on parole in the year 2015.

Noor Mohammad was one of the chief architects of the BSF camp attack near Srinagar airport this year, said police.


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