Zakir Musa trapped in Pulwama's Noorpora village, house-to-house search on

Ruben Hill
August 12, 2017

Terror group al-Qaeda's Kashmir unit chief Zakir Musa has been trapped by security forces in a village in south Kashmir's Pulwama sector.

According to reports, people took to streets to stage protests as the operation was launched.

People have blocked roads making it hard for security forces to proceed with their operation.

Sensing trouble for Musa and his associates trapped with him in Tral area of Pulwama, the over ground workers of the terrorist started spreading message using social media platform, appealing to the locals to come out and thwart the ongoing operation by the security forces.

However, there has been no official confirmation on the matter yet.

The search operation was launched last evening following a tip off about the presence of militants, including Zakir Musa self styed commander of Al-Qaeda. Musa fell out with Hizbul Mujahideen on May 14, after threatening to publicly behead Hurriyat leaders, who insist that the movement is Kashmir is "political".

Musa, also known as Zakir Rashid Bhat, is a 22-year old civil engineering student and native of Norpora village which is situated close to the spot where Burhan Wani was killed.

Reports said that villagers poured out of their homes and pelted stones at security forces, triggering clashes between them and the security forces.

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