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