Zakir Musa, the designated al-qaeda chief in India is believed trapped in Nor Pora area of Tral of Jammu and Kashmir. Security forces have cordoned off the area where Zakir Musa is believed to be hiding in a house.
Massive clashes and protests have been reported in Zakir Musa’s native village in Nor Pora.
People have blocked roads making it difficult for security forces to proceed with their operation.
Only last week, Abu Dujana, one of India’s most wanted, was killed by security forces in a pre-dawn operation at the tiny hamlet of Hakripora near Kashmir’s Pulwama district.