New Delhi, Mar 18:Terror mastermind Masood Azhar had undertaken a month-long sojourn to England to collect funds for militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir and received Rs 15 lakh (Pakistani currency), though he got a “very poor” response while travelling to Sharjah and Saudi Arabia before arriving in India in 1994.
Azhar, the founder of Jaish-e-Mohammad, responsible for a series of terror strikes in India including the attack on Parliament in 2001 and a CRPF convoy in Pulwama last month, had procured a Pakistani passport in his real name and original address in 1986 and had extensively toured African and Gulf countries where he realised that the Arab nations were not sympathetic to the “Kashmir cause”.
New Delhi, Mar 13:The Pulwama attack was hatched by the Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Masood Azhar and his younger brother Abdul Rauf Asghar to avenge the killing of their kin in the Kashmir Valley.
The evidence that India has gathered in connection with the attack suggests that the the duo hatched the plot in the aftermath of the killing of Talha Rasheed, Azhar. nephew. He was gunned down by the security forces at Pulwama on November 6 2017. Usman Haider, another son of Azhar’s elder brother was killed in an encounter at Tral in October 2018.
New Delhi, Mar 07:For the Jaish-e-Mohammad, one of the most lethal terror groups in the world, it is all in the family. The outfit was created following the release of its chief, Maulana Masood Azhar, following the Kandahar IC-814 hijack.
New Delhi, Mar 02: Is Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Maulana Masood Azhar on his death? Several reports have suggested that he is suspected to be suffering from renal failure and is undergoing regular dialysis at an Army hospital in Rawalpindi.