Jaish-e-Mohammed (JEM) top terrorist Sham Sophie, who was killed in a clash in Tilwani mahalla in Tral area of Abantipora in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, was helping foreign Jaish hide and seek. Kashmir’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar said.
Speaking to ANI, the IGP said that neutral terrorist Shamim Sophie alias Sham Sophie is the top commander of JM.
“The terrorist killed in the trawl encounter was Shamim Sophie alias Sham Sophie. He was the top commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed. He was first arrested in 2004 and had to spend 2 years in Jammu and Kashmir under public security. Act, 1978 (PSA).
Describing the encounter as a major achievement for the security forces in the area, the IGP said, “He became fully active in June 2019 and was involved in many killings. It is a major achievement for the security forces in the area.
Earlier on Wednesday, Sham Sophie was killed in a clash in Tilwani mahalla in Tral area of Avantipora in Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said.
Police and security forces are working.
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