Srinagar, July 16: A couple of years back a picture of Burhan Wani and his gang went viral on the social media. It became an inspiration for many youth in Jammu and Kashmir to raise arms and join the terror group.
New Delhi, July 11: Earlier this week, the Hizbul Mujahideen released photographs of 35 new recruits. The outfit sent out a message that recruitments continue unabated into the outfit and more and more youth are willing to pick up the gun.
New Delhi, July 9: On Sunday, July 8, the death anniversary of Burhan Wani, the Hizbul Mujahideen proclaimed that the younger brother of an IPS officer had joined the outfit in Kashmir. The outfit went on to release more pictures of those who had joined the outfit in the past few months. In all there were at least a dozen images of new recruits which were circulated by the Hizbul Mujahideen on July 8.
Srinagar, July 9: As the Valley remained on high alert on July 8, the grave of slain Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani turned into a grave. With several terror groups calling for attacks to mark the death anniversary of Wani, which fell on a Sunday, the security forces took nothing to chance.
Srinagar, July 5: A high-alert has been sounded in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, five days ahead of the death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen operative Burhan Wani. Intelligence reports suggest that terrorists are likely to carry out a major strike ahead of the death anniversary that falls on July 8.
The Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed that the special police officer who fled with an AK-47 rifle and 30 rounds of ammunition has joined the outfit.
Tayiba terrorist who works along with the Hizbul Mujahideen is one of the key suspects in the killing of noted journalist Shujaat Bukhari.
The police with the help of the Intelligence Bureau are probing all possible angles relating to the killing of noted journalist, Shujaat Bukhari. The police had released the sketches of the killers and has sought the help of the public in identifying them.
The killing of six terrorists in a single day while they were trying to infiltrate could be considered as a major success for the security agencies guarding the Indian border. The infiltration bid was the fourth since May 16, when the Indian government announced a unilateral ceasefire due to the holy month of Ramazan.
The United Jihad Council is a conglomerate of several terrorist groups and is headed by the Hizbul Mujahideen chief, Syed Salahuddin. In the past few months, there has been immense pressure on him to step down, a development that man himself had termed as fake.