On July 31, Indian forces killed Abu Saifullah, the key conspirator in the 2019 Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred. The Jaish terrorist is the seventh Pulwama accused killed in counter terror operations. An encounter reportedly broke out after terrorists fired at the search party. The Kashmir zone police confirmed the JeM terrorists death in a tweet.
Lamboo is believed to have been operational commander of the terror group, Jaish-e-Mohammed in South Kashmir. Saifullah is believed to be a close family member of JeM founder and wanted terrorist Maulana Masood Azhar.