Pulwama avenged: From electrician to top terrorist, what we know about Mudasir Ahmed Khan

Srinagar, Mar 12: The mastermind of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel was killed in an encounter on Monday. He was killed by security forces in the Tral area of South Kashmir.

The encounter in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district lasted past midnight in which Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias ‘Mohd Bhai’ was among the three terrorists killed, the officials said.

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Intelligence assessment shows four intended targets at Balakot were hit

New Delhi, Mar 12: The assessment conducted in the aftermath of the Balakot air strike suggests that most of the intended targets were destroyed by the Indian Air Force.

Sources tell OneIndia that in the aftermath of the strike, not a single journalist was allowed inside the facility of the Jaish-e-Mohammad. Pakistan only allowed journalists selectively around the site.

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J&K: NIA arrests three in weapon snatching case

New Delhi, Mar 13: The National Investigation Agency has arrested three persons in connection with a weapons theft case in Jammu and Kashmir.

The NIA arrested Parveez Ahmed Wani, Javid Yousuf Darand Subzar Ahmad Kumar.
The case relates to theft of weapons from the guard room of official residence of Aijaz Ahmad Mir, Ex-MLA of Wachi.

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Terror funding: ED attaches plush property of Kashmir separatist’s fund manager

New Delhi, Mar 12: Taking the fight to the separatists and furthering its probe in the terror funding case, the Enforcement Directorate has attached a plush property belonging to Zahoor Watali.

His immovable property in Gurugram, Haryana was attached by the officials of the Enforcement Directorate under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The attached property is valued at Rs 1.3 crore.

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NIA charges 5 Hizbul operatives for planning terror strikes in Assam

New Delhi, Mar 12: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against five persons associated with the Hizbul Mujahideen for hatching a conspiracy to carry out terror strikes in Assam.

Kamruj Zaman had joined proscribed terrorist organization Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) in J&K and was imparted 9 months weapon training in the jungles of district Kishtwar, J&K. On 8 April 2018, a photograph of his brandishing an automatic AK-47 rifle emerged on social media, which was posted by Mannan Wani, slain terrorist of the outfit on his Facebook account.

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The 23-year-old electrician behind the Pulwama attack

Srinagar, Mar 11: Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan, alias ‘Mohd Bhai’, has been identified as the brains behind the Pulwama terror attack.

Piecing together evidence gathered so far, security officials said that 23-year-old Khan, an electrician with a graduate degree hailing from Pulwama district, arranged the vehicle and explosives used in the terror strike.

A resident of Mir Mohalla of Tral, Khan joined the Jaish-e-Mohammed sometime in 2017 as an overground worker and was later drawn into the JeM fold by Noor Mohammed Tantrey, alias ‘Noor Trali’, who is believed to have helped in the revival of the terror outfit in Kashmir Valley.

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Pulwama attack avenged: Mastermind gunned down by security forces

Srinagar, Mar 11: The mastermind of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel is believed to have been killed in an encounter in the Tral area of South Kashmir, officials said on Monday.

The encounter in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district lasted past midnight in which Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias ‘Mohd Bhai’ was among the three terrorists killed, the officials said.

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Samjhauta express blast: Twist, turns and when the US blamed Lashkar

New Delhi, Mar 11: The investigations into the Samjhauta Express blast case has witnessed several twists and turns. While the chargesheet by the National Investigation Agency named Swami Aseemanand, Lokesh Sharma, Sunil Joshi, Sandeep Dange and Ramchandra Kalasangra alias Ramji as accused in the case, a probe into the role of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba had also been probed.

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With hours to go before Masood Azhar’s listing, China keeps all guessing

New Delhi, Mar 12: New Delhi has reached out to key players ahead of listing of Masood Azhar by the United Nations Security Council.

India reached out to Saudi Arabia, the US, UAE and Turkey to gain support to list the Jaish-e-Mohammad chief as a global terrorist. Foreign secretary, Vijay Gokhale met with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo in Washington and discussed the issue.

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Three years on, why the elections in Anantnag, J&K would be staggered

New Delhi, Mar 12: The Anantnag constituency in Jammu and Kashmir has been vacant since 2016. The seat held by Mehbooba Mufti was vacated after she became the chief minister of the state.

The elections to be held in this constituency would be staggered. The seat comprises four districts-Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama in South Kashmir. The polls will be held district wise.

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