The security forces in Kashmir recently killed the nephew of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar. The killing of Talha Rashid is not only significant because he is the nephew of the Jaish chief, but for a lot of other reasons.
Operation All Out which was launched in Kashmir has seen a tremendous success rate. Since its launch in 2017, the security forces have gunned down 170 terrorists including their top commanders as well. The killing of Talha Rashid, nephew of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief marked the death of the 170th terrorist in the Valley. The significant killings include Abu Dujana of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Burhan Wani’s successor, Sabzar Ahmed Bhat among others.
One of the terrorists killed in the Pulwama encounter was the nephew of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar. One Army jawan was martyred and three terrorists killed in an encounter that took place at Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.