One of the three Jaish-e-Mohammaed terrorists who were killed earlier today in Kangan area of Pulwama district, Ismail alias Muhammad Fauji Baba made the IED which was recovered on May 28.
Inspector General Police of Kashmir Range, Vijay Kumar, said that the encounter is the second biggest success for security forces this year after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo, who was killed recently.
An expert in IED, Fauji Baba was active in Pulwama and South Kashmir since 2017.
“It is the second biggest success for Army, CRPF and police after Riyaz Naikoo who was neutralised. The other two terrorists have not been identified yet,” Kumar said.