Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's nephew was among six terrorists killed by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Hajin area on Saturday.
One personnel from the IAF's Garud force was also killed in the gun battle while two army personnel were injured.
Director general of police SP Vaid confirmed on Twitter that one of the terrorists killed, identified only as 'Owaid', was the nephew of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack.
Owaid is also the son of Abdul Rehman Makki, the second-in-command of terror outfit Jamat-ud-Dawah. Makki is Hafiz Saeed's second in command of the terror outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa which claims to be a social and welfare outfit. Saeed is also the co-founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Meanwhile, mobile data services have been suspended in Bandipora.
On Friday, terrorists had attacked a police party in Zakura Hazratbal area of Srinagar in which a Sub-Inspector was martyred.
On November 14, one terrorist was killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
On November 13, two terrorists were killed while a policeman was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara area.
On November 2, five jawans were injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district after a CRPF vehicle was attacked by the terrorists.
On October 10, terrorists had attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir's Sanat Nagar Chowk.