Srinagar: Al Qaeda terrorist Zakir Moosa has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. His body was recovered from the area where the encounter occurred. An AK47 gun and a rocket launcher were found near the body. The encounter occurred with security guards at the Tral in south Kashmir.
Zakir Musa is the head of Ansar Ghaswathul Hind, part of the terror group Al Qaeda. He started a terrorist operation in 2013. Moosa has actively engaged in social media in the aftermath of the killing of Burhan Wani in 2016, police officials said.
The government has announced Friday that all schools in Jammu and Kashmir has been closed on Friday as part of the security arrangements. Internet connection has been suspended in Kashmir valley.