Bengaluru: In a major victory for security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, dreaded Jaish-e-Muhammad terrorist Sajjad Afghani has been shot dead in South Kashmir's Shopian.

Afghani was killed during a joint operation conducted by the J&K Police and Indian Army. 

The operation to flush out the JeM terrorist had been underway for the last three days. 

Afghani had been actively involved in terror recruitment in the Valley.

So far, two terrorists including Afghani, have been killed. 

An AK-47 and an American M-4 rifle were recovered from the encounter site.