New Delhi, Oct 16: The Jammu and Kashmir police have identified the commander Umar Mushtaq Khanday among the top ten commanders operating in the Valley. Khanday is involved in the killing of two police constables.
The police said that Khanday a top Lashkar-e-Tayiba commander has been trapped during an operation in Pulwama. He was named among the top ten terrorists by the police along with Salim Parray, Yousuf Kantroo, Abbas Sheikh, Reyaz Shetergund, Farooq Nali, Zubair Wani and Ashraf Molvi, Saqib Manzoor and Wakeel Shah.
New Delhi, Oct 12: As part of its massive crackdown against terrorists and their sympathisers in the aftermath of the civilian killings, the National Investigation Agency conducted raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir.
The raids that were conducted at Chattabal, Chanapora and Solina are aimed at cracking down on the Overground Workers of terror groups. While The Resistance Front has claimed responsibility for the killings, the NIA is also looking into the roles of the operatives part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Hizbul Mujahideen and Al-Badr.
New Delhi, Oct 11: Following the killing of six civilians, the National Investigation Agency raided multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir. The agency has also arrested two terrorists of The Resistance Front, which had claimed responsibility for the killings.
The raids were conducted with the Jammu and Kashmir police and the CRPF officials at seven locations in Kulgam, Srinagar and Baramulla. The case was first registered following the recovery of an IED from a Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist in Jammu. He had planned on indulging in acts of terror. The case was later taken over by the NIA and three operatives of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba were arrested.
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.
New Delhi, Oct 06: In a horrific incident, terrorists of The Resistance Front killed three civilians including a prominent chemist in Jammu and Kashmir.
In the first incident, terrorists fired at a chemist, M L Bindro at the Iqbal Park area of Srinagar. He succumbed on the way to hospital. The incident took place at around 7 pm.
Releasing a statement after the attacks, spokesperson for The Resistance Front, Umar Wani said that the group had carried out three targeted attacks in North Kashmir. He said that Bindro was killed because he was an RSS worker.
New Delhi, Sep 29: A 19 year old terrorist from Pakistan said that he was paid Rs 20,000 by his handlers too cross over to India. He was told that he had to take arms supplies to Pattan in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir.
He also said that he was promised a second instalment of Rs 30,000 after the arms were delivered. The terrorist Ali Babar Patra had surrendered to the Indian Army during a counter-infiltration operation by the Army in Uri on Monday. He also said that he was trained at a Lashkar-e-Tayiba camp in Muzaffarabad and later infiltrated with a group of six other terrorists on September 18.
New Delhi, Sep 28: An infiltration bid was made by Pakistani terrorists along the Line of Control in Uri Sector on the intervening night of 18/ 19 September 2021 and the same was eliminated over succeeding nights, the Indian Army said.
Taking advantage of dark night, uneven ground, bad weather and thick undergrowth, Pakistan harboured terrorist group Lashkar-e-Tayiba attempted to infiltrate six terrorists from the general area of Pakistani post Jabri. During the infiltration attempt, while two terrorists were crossing the LC, own patrolling party established contact with them. Taking advantage of the thick undergrowth, four terrorists ran back towards the POK side of LC while remaining two terrorists managed to enter into own area.
New Delhi, Sep 22: On Tuesday, the National Investigation Agency conducted raids at 8 locations in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag, Baramulla, Kulgam, Srinagar, Doda and Kishtwar Districts.
The NIA said that the probe revealed that Pakistan based handlers of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and their associates based in Jammu and Kashmir are planning terrorist activities. It further said that they were planning on using the pseudo-acronym The Resistance Front so as to maintain plausible deniability.
New Delhi, Sep 21: The National Investigation Agency carried out searches in five locations in Jammu and Kashmir, following the recovery of 5 kilograms of IED. The IED, it may be recalled after the twin explosions at the Jammu Air Force Station on June 27.
The NIA conducted raids at Anantnag, Srinagar, Baramulla, Doda and Kishtwar. The security agencies it may be recalled had arrested a Lashkar-e-Tayiba commander Nadeem Abrar from Budgam district along with his associate. Following the arrest, ammunition, a pistol and hand grenades were recovered.
New Delhi, Sep 18: Afghanistan and the situation there was the prime focus of the high-level security meeting of the Intelligence agencies and chiefs of the anti-terror units from all states.
The meeting held in the national capital discussed the various situations that could arise in the wake of the Taliban taking over Afghanistan. Since the takeover, it has become very clear that Pakistan has been meddling heavily in Afghanistan.
The high level meeting discussed the current scenario and how the ISI could with the help of the Taliban use Afghanistan as a launch pad for the Jaish-e-Mohammad or Lashkar-e-Tayiba to launch attacks on India.