He is an Indian agent reads one poster in Shopina, Jammu and Kashmir. This is a poster put up by the Hizbul Mujahideen in which it blames Zakir Musa for helping Indian forces kill its men.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has received a terror threat. The Intelligence Bureau reported that a threat had been received by Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday. An analysis of the threat suggests that the same was issued by Zakir Musa who had recently fallen out with the Hizbul Mujahideen. A security review would be undertaken in the wake of this threat being issued.
In a fresh warning, Zakir Musa, has warned institutions in Kashmir against forcing girls from taking part in Independence Day celebrations. Musa who had broken away from the Hizbul Mujahideen to form an outfit affiliated to the al-Qaeda said a principle of an educational institution was “forcing” girls to participate in the parade on August 15 celebrations on India’s Independence Day at Bakshi Stadium Srinagar.
For the first time in Kashmir, the al-Qaeda has claimed that it is active. An announcement on the Global Islamic Media Front stated that Zakir Musa who recently quit the Hizbul Mujahideen will now head the al-Qaeda.
It was a different kind of funeral for terrorists in the Valley on Wednesday. Three terrorists who will killed in an encounter at Budgam on Wednesday. When their bodies were taken to the village, three persons claiming to be part of the Zakir Musa faction prohibited the people from chanting pro-Pakistan slogans.
The breaking away of Zakir Musa from the Hizbul Mujahideen to form a new terror outfit in Kashmir is being viewed with keen interest. While the split meant that a new terror outfit was in the making, this is indirectly good news for the Indian security agencies.
Jammu and Kashmir Taliban is the latest outfit to take birth in the militancy infested state. Zakir Musa who had threatened to behead separatists had a falling out with the Hizbul Mujahideen following which he announced the launch of his new outfit, J&K Taliban.
Kill the Gau Rakshaks was the new message from Zakir Musa, the terrorist who recently fell out with the Hizbul Mujahideen. A holy war against Gau Rakshaks or cow vigilante groups must be launched he said in a four minute audio clip. Intelligence Bureau officials tell OneIndia that the clip is being verified. The authenticity of the same would be made known once, we verify the clip, the officer also said.
Security forces in the Kashmir Valley have an additional headache to deal with after a new terror outfit was formed. The new outfit which owes allegiance to the al-Qaeda has been formed by Zakir Musa who quit the dreaded Hizbul Mujahideen.