With 2 more arrests NIA steps up heat on terrorists targeting civilians in J&K

New Delhi, Nov 13: The National Investigation Agency has arrested 2 more persons in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir terror conspiracy case. The two arrested persons have been identified as Rashid Muzaffar Ganaie and Nasir Mir, both residents of Sopore.

The case relates to the conspiracy hatched to undertake violent acts of terror in Jammu and Kashmir and other major cities including Delhi by terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Mohammad.

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Terrorist who was going to kill shopkeeper in J&K gunned down 

New Delhi, Oct 28: A terrorist who was going to kill a shopkeeper in Jammu and Kashmir has been shot dead. 

The police said that the terrorist fired on the ADP of the Army and Police in Cherdari, Baramulla. The alert parties retaliated and 1 terrorist was killed. The police have recovered 1 pistol, 1 loaded magazine and I Pakistan made grenade from his possession. 

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Terror in the Valley and the Kabul connect

New Delhi, Oct 13: The recent killings of civilians in Jammu and Kashmir has created panic among the residents. There are multiple agencies now on the ground tracking down these faceless terrorists who have unleashed a reign of terror in the Valley.

When the Taliban took over Afghanistan, there were questions asked as to what impact it would have in Jammu and Kashmir. While it was clear that the Taliban was not going to send its men down to fight in J&K, it was the moral aspect to the victory of the outfit which became the problem.

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Recent killings in J&K aimed at a grand revival of the Al-Badr

New Delhi, Oct 09: The recent spate of killings in Kashmir have been claimed by a little known outfit called The Resistance Force, an offshoot of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. With Pakistan facing the heat at the world stage for openly using outfits such as the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad in Jammu and Kashmir the strategy now is to create new terror groups in a big to avoid the heat.

However in the Kashmir context the recent killings of non-Muslim civilians is also aimed at something very big. First and foremost, the intention is to create fear in the minds of the people. These killings are also aimed at enhancing the local recruitment process and more importantly the revival of the terror group Al-Badr.

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J&K: Terrorists on killing spree, want people to lose faith in Indian system

New Delhi, Oct 08: The targeted killing of non-local civilians in Jammu and Kashmir has spread a wave of terror and fear among the people. While the need of the hour is quick action to neutralise these terrorists, security experts that there is a pattern to the killings.

The abrogation of Article 370 was meant to make Jammu and Kashmir inclusive. However with this new wave of killings, it appears as though the terrorists want the people of the Valley to lose faith in the Indian system.

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Go get them is govt’s message to security agencies on targeted killings in J&K

New Delhi, Oct 08: The killing of civilians in Jammu and Kashmir by terrorists will be met with a strong retaliation by the Indian security forces. Union Home Minister, Amit Shah held a five hour meeting on Thursday, following the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit pharmacist, two school teachers and two others.

Shah gave firm instructions to the security agencies and sent counter terrorism experts to Jammu and Kashmir and asked them to give a fitting reply to the terrorists. The head of the Intelligence Bureau’s heat of the counter terror operations Tapan Deka will go to J&K today and personally take stock of the situation. Several other teams of the national security agencies have already reached J&K and they would assist the Jammu and Kashmir police to put an end to these spate of targeted killings.

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