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Chief commander of JeM killed in encounter

In a major breakthrough, security forces today shot dead a self-styled Chief Commander of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit in an encounter in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.
‘Qari Yasir, top most Jaish commander, was gunned down by police with the assistance of army at village Garewad in Lolab area of Kupwara,’ a police spokesman said. On a tip off about the presence of the militant in the village a search operation was launched, he said. The militant was confronted by the search parties in the wee hours and sked to surrender, spokesman said.
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