New Delhi: The mastermind of the Pulwama terror attack, Abdul Rashid Ghazi, is believed to be neutralized by the security forces on Monday.
One more dreaded terrorist of JeM have also been gunned down by the security personnel during the encounter.
Sources said security forces gunned down the dreaded ultra in an ongoing encounter in Pinglin village of Pulwama district.
Officials said the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) commander, who was the brain behind the suicide bombing in south Kashmir’s Pulwama was an Afghan war veteran.
Defence sources said Ghazi infiltrated into Kashmir in December 2018 to carry out terror strikes.