J-K: Al-Badr terrorist killed in Budgam encounter

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan. 6 (ANI): 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. (ANI)