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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, Jan 03: The Indian Army foiled an attempt by the Pakistan Army’s Border Action Team (BAT) in the Keran Sector. Swift action by the troops on the Line of Control foiled a bud and eliminated a Pakistani terrorist, Major General AS Pendharkar, GOC 28 Infantry Division, said.
Meanwhile the Indian Army has asked Pakistan to take back the body of the infiltrator who was killed while he was trying to cross the LoC in the Keran Sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara.
New Delhi, Dec 30: In a major success for the security forces, 6 terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad, including two Pakistanis have been gunned down in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Officials said that one gunfight broke out in Kulgam and the other one at Anantnag. Acting on a tip off, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Mirhama district. The forces were fired upon when they were conducting a search operation, following which an encounter broke out. In the encounter, the security forces gunned down three terrorists.