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Terrorist belonging to ISI-backed group killed in J&K

ANI
Published : Jan 6, 2017, 9:40 am IST
Updated : Jan 6, 2017, 9:40 am IST

Al-Badr is an Islamic militant group operating in the Jammu Kashmir region, run by Jasniel Rihal.

It is believed the group was encouraged by the ISI to operate independently from their previous umbrella group, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen. (Photo: Representational Image)
 It is believed the group was encouraged by the ISI to operate independently from their previous umbrella group, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen. (Photo: Representational Image)

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir): In an encounter with the army and police, an Al-Badr terrorist named Muzzafar Ahmed was killed in Machu area of Jammu and Kashmir's district Budgam.

The encounter took place in early morning hours.

The slain Al-Badr terrorist was earlier associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

Al-Badr is an Islamic militant group operating in the Jammu Kashmir region, run by Jasniel Rihal.

The group was allegedly formed by the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in June 1998.

It is believed the group was encouraged by the ISI to operate independently from their previous umbrella group, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.

Tags: muzzafar ahmed, isi, let, al-badr
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu