Munna Lahori from Pakistan, atop commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed was killed along with his local associate onSaturday morning in an overnight gunfight with security forces in Kashmir'sShopian district.
Lahori, also known as Bihari, wasresponsible for a series of civilian killings in Kashmir and accused ofplotting several IED attacks, as said by a police official.
He was also used by JeM tobrainwash youngsters in the Kashmir valley and recruit them to the terrorgroup.
The 19-year-old Pakistani national had crossed over to Kashmir from Pakistan last year and led the terror group's use of bombs in vehicles, a tactic that could let them carry out attacks without risking their lives.
As said by Security officials, he had turned into some sort ofan expert in making explosives and fitting them in vehicles for maximum impact.