Al-Qaeda Kashmir chief Zakir Musa is reportedly remained trapped in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district after the security forces on Friday cordoned off the area to flush out the terrorist.
According to ANI, a search operation is currently underway in Norpora village in Tral.
Musa is believed to have gone into hiding after the security forces closed in on him, News18.com reported.
Meanwhile, clashes have reportedly erupted between the locals and the security forces as some tried to disrupt the search operation.
The report said people have taken to the streets and staged protests in the area of the operation.
Musa,22, is reportedly a native of Norpora village. The village is close to the spot where Hizbul chief Burhani Wani was killed by the Army last year.
He was named Wani’s successor to lead the Hizbul group in the Valley, but he broke off and formed Taliban-e-Kashmir, the report