JeM commander killed in J&K gunfight (Lead)
Srinagar : A top commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terror outfit was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama District, polce said.
Adnan was killed in Aripal of Tral area after the security forces surrounded the village in the wake of a tip-off about the presence of the militants in the area, according to a police officer.
"As the cordon was tightened, the militant opened fire. The house in which the militant was hiding was destroyed during the shootout," the officer added.
After a brief exchange of fire, Adnan was shot dead.