Confirmed: MOAB killed Pakistan army officers backing terrorists

Moab1The MOAB or Mother of All Bombs did not just kill operatives of the Islamic State in Afghanistan. Reports emerging suggest that terrorists of the Tehrik-e-Taliban and the Lashkar-e-Tayiba too were killed in the bombing by the United States at Nangarhar, Afghanistan last week. Interestingly, there is also confirmation of retired Pakistan army officer being killed in the bombing.

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In the Lahore attack, there is a loud message from the ISIS

lahoreattackA group called the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claimed responsibility for the attack at Lahore on Sunday in which nearly 60 persons were killed. The JuA is an outfit which had broken away from the Tehrik-e-Taliban or the Pakistan Taliban in 2014 while pledging support to the ISIS.
The ideology of the JuA is today similar to the ISIS and the attacks at Lahore on Sunday were a clear indicator of the same.

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How many more times will TTP chief Fazlullah die?

821256-MullahFazlullah-1421165277-167-640x480New Delhi, Jan 26: Mullah Fazlullah alias Radio Mullah, chief of the dreaded Tehrik-e-Taliban has died according to reports emerging from the Pakistan media.
Since 2010, this is the third time that the death of Fazlullah the mastermind of the Peshawar school attack has emerged.
This time around the Pakistan media had stated that Fazlullah had been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan.

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Bacha Khan University terror attack: Indian schools yet to implement safety guidelines

bacha-khan-university-story_647_012016120258The attack on the Bacha Khan university in Pakistan shows yet again that educational institutions are soft targets for terrorists.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban which carried out the Peshawar school attack in December 2014 has claimed responsibility for the Bacha Khan attack as well.

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Pathankot attack: How the intelligence was picked up and deciphered

03-1451793849-pathankot-attack-1Pathankot, Jan 4: On Dec 25, 2015, there was chatter that was picked up by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) which suggested a major infiltration bid into India from Pakistan. There was some amount of confusion over which outfit it would be.
On analysing the intelligence, it was felt that an attack could be staged either by the al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent, Tehrik-e-Taliban or the Jaish-e-Mohammad.

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Intel report: Why is Pakistan promoting the ISIS?

IMG_0478Credible Intelligence reports point to the Pakistanis supporting the ISIS in a big way.
Although to the world it may appear that the ISIS would be a big problem to the Pakistanis, in reality the picture is entirely different.
Now, why would Pakistan want to promote the ISIS? Doesn’t it have its own share of concerns where terrorism is concerned? Read more

Militant aggression- 226 from Pakistan ready to cross over into Kashmir

kashmir-pakThere are 226 militants waiting to cross over into Kashmir, the Indian Army says. Lt General KH Singh, the General Officer Commanding (GoC), 16 Corps informed that these militants are waiting to be launched from Pakistan and the Indian Army is on high alert.
The statement by Lt General Singh is yet another confirmation of the fact that Pakistan has increased its aggression and they do not appear to be relenting on the Kashmir issue.Read more

Sopore strikes- Know all about the Lashkar-e-Islam

Sopore in Kashmir continues to live in fear as a mysterious militant group continues to carry out selective attacks. Attacks on the telecom sector and now the killing of former militants have raised questions and a lesser known group called the Lashkar-e-Islam is being blamed for the same. The separatists were quick to call the Lashkar-e-Islam a creation of the Indian Intelligence agencies (R&AW and IB). The police and the intelligence agencies however swear that these are attacks being carried out by the Hizbul Mujahideen.Read more:

ISIS like propaganda in Sopore has Intelligence Bureau worried

soporeA few weeks back militants had targeted mobile towers in Sopore a town in North Kashmir. There were posters put up across the town explaining why these towers were targeted. While the security forces were dealing with this crisis a new problem has emerged and that is an ISIS like propaganda being carried out in this town.

Tailors have been warned not to take measurements of ladies, house owners have been told not rent their properties to outsiders while shop keepers have been warned against the sale of cigarettes. While there is no doubt that these are acts of the Hizbul Mujahideen, they continue to spread terror in the name of groups such as the Tehrik-e-Taliban and the Lashkar-e-Islam which have never been interested in Kashmir.

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Pakistan Taliban questions ISIS’ style

Taliban enters IndiaA major division in the world of terror over ideology could well turn out to be a blessing in disguise for security agencies across the world. There is a clear divide today in the world of terror and this is largely a result of the brutal ways of the ISIS. While the Al-Qaeda has already distanced itself from the ISIS, another outfit, believe it, the Tehrik-e-Taliban or the Pakistan Taliban too has termed the ISIS to be too brutal. Announcing that it is distancing itself from the ISIS, the TTP which appeared to be the natural partner has written a lengthy essay on why it disapproves of these brutal ways. Read more: