For more effective probes against terror State Investigation Agency formed in J&K

New Delhi, Nov 02: The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has constituted the State Investigation Agency. The order said that sanction is accorded for the constitution of a specialised agency called the State Investigation Agency for investigation and prosecution.

The SIA shall be the nodal agency for coordinating with the National Investigation Agency and other central agencies. The SIA shall take such other measures as may be necessary for speedy and effective investigation and prosecution of terrorism related cases.

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How the National Investigation Agency is getting the better of terrorists in J&K

New Delhi, Nov 01: The National Investigation Agency has arrested 2 more accused persons in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir terror conspiracy case.

The duo who have been arrested are Ahmad Wani a resident of Srinagar and Umar Bhat who hails from Spore. The case relates to the conspiracy for undertaking violent acts of terrorist acts in J&K and other cities by the operatives of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Hizbul Mujahideen, Al-Badr and their affiliates such as The Resistance Front, People Against Fascist Forces among others.

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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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Recent Wave of Targeted Killings Aims to Disrupt Kashmir’s Integration With India

NEW DELHI—Eleven civilians have lost their lives in a fresh wave of targeted killings in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir since Oct. 5, causing the Indian administration and military to go on high alert in a region that shares a border with Pakistan.

The targeted killings of seven unsuspecting individuals from the Hindu minority community and four of the majority Muslim community include people from within Kashmir and also five migrant workers from other parts of India. They were carried out by young men, including first-time shooters in mostly a hit-and-run style.

Experts said the fresh wave of killings is suspected to be the work of a new local militant group called The Resistance Front (TRF), which is backed by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). It is said to be unique in several ways and is aimed at creating a narrative war supporting further unrest, violence, and alienation and at leading to Muslim exclusivity for the region.

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All in a day: Four terrorists responsible for migrant worker killings in J&K gunned down

New Delhi, Oct 21: Sending out a strong message against civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir, the security agencies have gunned down four terrorists in two separate encounters.

These terrorists were responsible for the killing of migrant workers, the police said. In the gun battle at Shopian two terrorists and a Sepoy Karanveer Singh were killed. In another encounter at Kulgam, two terrorists were killed.

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15 terrorists involved in killing of non-locals gunned down in J&K so far

New Delhi, Oct 20: The Jammu and Kashmir has killed 15 terrorists since the killing of civilians in the Valley. The police said that the 15 terrorists were killed in 9 encounters.

The police said that following the killing of civilians, 3 out of the 5 terrorists of Srinagar city were killed in less than 24 hours.

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Agencies adopt multiple strategies to stop killing of non-Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir 

New Delhi, Oct 20: With the number of civilian killings going up in Jammu and Kashmir the security agencies have adapted multiple strategies to counter the threat.

The state police have strengthened the security grid, while also identifying the groups behind the killings. Protection has been enhanced for non-locals and many have been shifted to shelter camps.

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Chinese Star pistols dropped by Pakistan drones largely aiding targeted killings in J&K

New Delhi, Oct 19: The recent spate of killings of non local, non Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir has created an atmosphere of fear. While security agencies continue to crack down on these terrorists, the National Investigation Agency is all set to take up the probe.

The analysis done by the Intelligence agencies suggests that the number of killings have gone up due to the increase in the number of pistols that have been delivered through drones. It has been found that scores of Chinese Star pistols were delivered to the over ground workers of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. This has in fact been a weapon of choice in the recent spate of killings.

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Larger conspiracy into civilian killings in J&K: NIA set to take over probe

New Delhi, Oct 19: With the targeted killing of civilians proving to be part of a larger conspiracy, the National Investigation Agency will take over the probe of the same.

Following a discussion with the officials of the National Investigation Agency, the Director General of the Jammu and Kashmir will write to the Union Home Ministry. Following a nod by the MHA, the NIA will formally take over the probe.

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Terror group justifies J&K non-local killings citing non-existent anti Muslim incident in Bihar

New Delhi, Oct 18: Days after The Resistance Front claimed responsibility for the killing of non-locals in Jammu and Kashmir, another group has come forward stating that it had carried out the murders.

The group which calls itself the United Liberation Front said that the attacks were carried out as a reprisal while asking the migrant workers in Jammu to leave the region. In a statement circulated on the social media the ULG said that the attack was carried out as a reprisal to what it claimed the lynching of 200 Muslims in Bihar in the last one year by the Hindutva forces.

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