Al-Qaeda's Kashmir chief Zakir Musa trapped in Tral

Megha Jain

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Al-Qaeda's Kashmir head Zakir Musa is reportedly trapped by security forces in Tral in Kashmir's Pulwama sector. He has been cornered in his native village in Norpora, where massive clashes had erupted. The police, army and paramilitary forces had been rushed to the area and 3 more villages were brought under the extended cordon. He was a Hizbul Mujahideen commander before becoming the chief of al-Qaeda India in July.