An officer tells OneIndia that if one has noticed that groups such as the Lashkar-e-Tayiba or the Jaish-e-Mohammad have not claimed responsibility for any of the recent attacks in J&K.
New Delhi, May 17: Off late groups such as the Lashkar-e-Khalsa, the Freedom Fighter or the The Resistence Front have cropped up in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). These lesser known groups have been claiming credit for the recent attacks.
However the Intelligence agencies have learnt that these are deliberate tactics adopted by Rawalpindi to divert attention. An officer tells OneIndia that if one has noticed that groups such as the Lashkar-e-Tayiba or the Jaish-e-Mohammad have not claimed responsibility for any of the recent attacks in J&K.
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, Feb 05: In a major success for the security agencies, two terrorists of The Resistance Front were gunned down in an encounter at the Zakura area of Jammu and Kashmir.
On of them killed has been identified as Ikhlaq Hajam, Inspector General of Police, Vijay Kumar said. Hajam was involved in the killing of a head constable Ali Muhammad in Anantnag. Following the killing of the two TRF terrorists, incriminating material was recovered.
New Delhi, Dec 31: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one operative of The Resistence Front following a search conducted in Srinagar.
The arrested has been identified as Arsalan Feroz a resident of Srinagar. The case on hand relates to the conspiracy hatched to radicalise, motivate and recruit the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to effect violent activities in the Union Territory.
New Delhi, Nov 25: In Jammu and Kashmir this year until November 23 as many as 148 terrorists have been gunned down by the security forces. Of this, 127 were locals, data by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) shows.
Further the data also shows that of the 199 active terrorists in the Valley, 110 are locals and 89 are foreigners. 97 of the active terrorists were recruited into The Resistance Front this year. The TRF, an offshoot of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba had claimed responsibility for the killings of the civilians this year.
New Delhi, Nov 01: The National Investigation Agency has arrested 2 more accused persons in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir terror conspiracy case.
The duo who have been arrested are Ahmad Wani a resident of Srinagar and Umar Bhat who hails from Spore. The case relates to the conspiracy for undertaking violent acts of terrorist acts in J&K and other cities by the operatives of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Hizbul Mujahideen, Al-Badr and their affiliates such as The Resistance Front, People Against Fascist Forces among others.
NEW DELHI—Eleven civilians have lost their lives in a fresh wave of targeted killings in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir since Oct. 5, causing the Indian administration and military to go on high alert in a region that shares a border with Pakistan.
The targeted killings of seven unsuspecting individuals from the Hindu minority community and four of the majority Muslim community include people from within Kashmir and also five migrant workers from other parts of India. They were carried out by young men, including first-time shooters in mostly a hit-and-run style.
Experts said the fresh wave of killings is suspected to be the work of a new local militant group called The Resistance Front (TRF), which is backed by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). It is said to be unique in several ways and is aimed at creating a narrative war supporting further unrest, violence, and alienation and at leading to Muslim exclusivity for the region.
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 12: The National Investigation Agency has conducted multiple raids over the past week and arrested terrorists of both the Islamic State as well as The Resistance Front.
In addition to this scores of terror sympathisers have been detained in Jammu and Kashmir, following the killing of civilians. The killings were claimed by a little known terror group The Resistance Front which is affiliated with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.
New Delhi, Oct 11: One terrorist was gunned down at Gundjahangir in the Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district today.
The terrorist was gunned down in an encounter that took place on Monday morning. The slain terrorist has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar. He was part of The Resistance Front and was involved in the recent killing of civilians at Shahgund in Bandipore.