Is Pak using new names to play old games in J&K?

Reports suggest that with the pressure mounting on Pakistan to get out of the tainted list, it has instructed terror groups operating in the Valley to not claim attacks.

New Delhi, July 13: In yet another case of targeted attacks, three policemen in Srinagar were injured after terrorists opened fire on them. A few hours after the attack the Islamic State’s propaganda wing, Amaq released a video of the shooting and claimed that the Islamic State Hind had carried out this attack.

The video shows a police party coming under attack by terrorists. The video, however, is not clear about how many terrorists were involved in the attack. The video shows terrorists firing at a police party amidst chants of ‘Allahu Akbar’.

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The June 29 encounter was special: It was terrorist number 500 to fall in J&K

The security forces are not just busy with counter terror operations on the ground, but are also not leaving any stone unturned to ensure that the Amarnath Yatra passes off peacefully

New Delhi, Jun 30: On Wednesday two terrorists were killed in an encounter at the Newport, Mir Bazar area of Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir. It was special for the Armed Forces for a reason. The terrorist who was killed was number 500 in the past two and half years.

“Counter terror operations will simultaneously continue in all three regions of Kashmir, especially against the foreign terrorists,” Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said.

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Have the Haqqanis entered J&K: What the killing of 2 Pashto speaking terrorists tells us

New Delhi, Apr 27: The presence of Pashtun terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is a worrying sign. Two Pashto speaking foreign terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this month and this has led the agencies to suspect the hand of the dreaded Haqqani Network.

The Haqqani Network mainly operates in eastern Afghanistan and North-Western Pakistan and is closely associated with the ISI. Following the encounter in Sunjuwan, ADGP Mukesh Singh said that an arrested aide of one of the terrorist, Shafiq Ahmed who had kept them at their house had informed the police that both spoke Pashto.

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NIA cracks down heavily on TRF, the outfit targeting Kashmiri Pandits, minorities in J&K

New Delhi, Apr 09: The National Investigation Agency conducted raids at 11 locations in Kashmir in connection with a case of The Resistence Front recruiting, motivating the youths of the Union Territory to carried out violent acts of Jihad.

The NIA raided 6 locations in district Srinagar, 2 in Baramulla, 1 in Awantipora, 1 in Budgam and 1 in Kulgam.

The case on hand relates to the activities of the The Resistence Front a frontal organisation of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. The NIA said that the self-styled commander of the outfit, Sajjad Gul has been radicalising and motivating the youth of J&K to undertake violent activities. He along with his handlers in Pakistan have been recruiting youth and conducting reconnaissance of pre-determined targets apart from coordinating and transporting weapons.

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Burqa clad terrorists of J&K: Facing heat from forces Lashkar plans re-launch of Dukhtareen-e-Tayiba

New Delhi, Apr 02: A woman identified as Hasina Akhtar from Baramulla was arrested after she was caught on camera hurling a bomb at a CRPF camp while wearing a burqa.

The police learnt that she had come in contact with the pro-Pakistan Asiya Andrabi who is already in jail for her role in a terror funding case. Hasina was already under the scanner for posting posters of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba in Handwara in 2021.

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J&K: More NGOs come under scanner as NIA gets cracking on terror funding

New Delhi, Mar 28: The National Investigation Agency on Sunday conducted a search at Sonwar Bagh in Srinagar in connection with the NGO terror funding case.

The NIA said that the case pertains to the transfer of funds by certain NGOs, Trusts, Societies and Organisations on behalf of separatist and terror organisations. The movie was to sustain secessionist and terror activities in Kashmir, the NIA also said. During the search at the premises of the suspect, the NIA recovered documents relating to financial transactions.

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Civilian killings: Forces gun down 4 terrorists in 3 encounters at J&K

New Delhi, Mar 12: The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have gunned down four terrorists in three separate encounters.

Two terrorists were from the Jaish-e-Mohammad and they were killed in an encounter that broke out at the Chewaklan area in Pulwama, the police said.

In another encounter, a terrorist who was part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba was killed, following an encounter at the Serch area in Ganderbal. One more Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist was killed in the Rajwat area of Handwara.

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J&K SIA gets cracking, nets 10 JeM operatives

New Delhi, Feb 16: The newly created State Investigation Agency has arrested 10 ‘overground workers’ (OGWs) of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed in Jammu and Kashmir.

The arrests were made after the SIA conducted raids at various locations in South and Central Kashmir.

The SIA had launched a probe following which the 10 terrorists were identified. They were part of sleeper cells of the JeM.

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The drone threat from Pakistan that India faces is immense

New Delhi, Jan 19: Drones continue to be the biggest security threat with Pakistan procuring a large number of them from the Chinese. 

The Intelligence Agencies have time and again warned that Pakistan would look to hit India with drones. One such attack was reported in Jammu last year. The agencies say that Pakistan could look to replicate a UAE kind of strike in which drones were used. 

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Criminal conspiracy: 4 terrorists of JeM offshoot in J&K charged

New Delhi, Jan 17: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against four terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Mustafa in connection with a criminal conspiracy case.

The NIA charged Mohammad Arman Ali, Mohammad Ehsanullah, Imran Ahmad Hajam and Irfan Ahmad Dar. The case relates to the hatching of a conspiracy by the operatives of the LeM at the behest of the Jaish-e-Mohammad-e-Mohammad to carry out acts of terror in the Jammu area with an intention of threatening the sovereignty, integrity and security of India.

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