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Jammu and Kashmir: JEM commander Fayaz Panzoo dies during encounter with security forces

Jammu and Kashmir: JEM commander Fayaz Panzoo dies during encounter with security forces

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 Jul 2019, 03:41 am

Srinagar, July 31 (IBNS): Securityy forces on Tuesday gunned down the  self-styled 'commander' of Jaish-e-Mohammed during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, officials said.

Police said the JEM commander was identified as Fayaz Panzoo
 
Panzoo and one of his associates were killed in the incident.
 
Police said Fayaz was involved in last month’s Anantnag attack in which five CRPF jawans lost their lives and SHO Arshad Khan was seriously injured and later succumbed to injuries.
 
"Big achievement.Another top Commander of #Jaish Fayaz Panzoo killed along with his associate. He was involved in attack on CRPF at Anantnag town on June 12,2019 in which 5 CRPF Personnel were killed & SHO Arshad Khan was seriously injured who later succumbed to injuries," Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted.
 
The identity of the other slained terrorist is still not known.