J&K : Zakir Musa's successor Hamid Lelhari killed by the Indian Army

Defencenews reports:
In a big win for security forces, Zakir Musa's successor and chief of Kashmir's al-Qaeda unit, Hamid Lelhari, was gunned down last evening. Al-Qaeda affiliated Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) had named Hameed Lelhari as its new commander after Zakir Musa's death in May, 2019. Hamid Lelhari and two of his local associates were killed in an encounter in Awantipora on Tuesday evening. The encounter began in the outskirts of Awantipore as the security forces launched a cordon and search operation following inputs about the presence of terrorists.
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