There had been rumors in social media that Masood Azhar died, after been reportedly injured when India launched air strikes at terror training camps at Balakot on February 27.
As per a media report on Sunday, quoting unnamed sources close to his family confirmed that Jaish-e-Mohammed chief is “alive”, without elaborating on his health condition.
India’s most wanted terrorist Masood Azhar aged 50 years was released by the NDA government in 1999 in exchange of hostages of the hijacked Indian Airlines plane IC-814. He is also the mastermind of the 2001 Parliament attack, suicide attack on Jammu and Kashmir state assembly. Also the attack on Pathankot IAF base and the latest Pulwama terror strike.