New Delhi, Oct 24:The killing of Hameed Lelhari, the successor of Zakir Musa has ensured that the Al-Qaeda off shoot in the Valley has been wiped out.
Ansar Gazwat-Ul-Hind has been wiped out but some elements, who are over-ground workers (OGW) of the outfit, are there. They suddenly crop up and join militant ranks. But, as of now, it (AGH) has been wiped out from Kashmir,” the Dilbag Singh, the Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir said.
New Delhi, July 10:The media arm of the Al-Qaeda, As Sahab released a video message from Ayman al-Zawahiri tittled, “Dont forget Kashmir.”
Although he did not mention Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, the Kashmir wing of the Al-Qaeda, he ends the video with the image of the Ansar chief, Zakir Musa, who was gunned down in an encounter on May 23 2019.
New Delhi, June 25:In an undated conversation between two terrorists, Zakir Musa and Abu Dujana, they are heard speaking about the role of the Pakistan Army and terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
Both Dujana and Musa who were part of the Al-Qaeda inspired, Ansar Ghazwatul Hind were killed in separate encounters in the Valley. Dujana who was initially part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba quit the outfit and joined the Musa led AGH. Musa had formed the AGH after a fall out with the leadership of the Hizbul Mujahideen.
Srinagar, June 24:The Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, an offshoot of the Al-Qaeda in Jammu and Kashmir suffered further losses when four of its terrorists were gunned down in an encounter at Shopian.
The AGH has been facing a series of losses ever since its leader, Zakir Musa was killed in an encounter with the security forces on May 23. Sources say that the strength of the AGH has been constantly depleting over the past couple of months.
New Delhi, May 28:A recent confession by a terrorist in the Valley gave the clear indication that many who are part of the Hizbul Mujahideen took up guns with the sole intention of impressing girls.
It is an interesting confession to re-visit looking at the fall of Zakir Musa, who too had taken up arms with the sole intention of impressing women. It has been learnt that one of his two girlfriends had leaked information about his whereabouts, which led to his location where he was finally killed.
New Delhi, May 28:It was a case of love and intelligence which finally led to the end of dreaded terrorist Zakir Musa in Jammu and Kashmir.
Zakir Musa, one of the most dangerous terrorists, who had broken away from the Hizbul Mujahideen to form the Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, an Al-Qaeda linked outfit in the Kashmir Valley was killed in the encounter on Thursday.
New Delhi, May 24:The big news on May 23 was undoubtedly the victory of the BJP led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Even as Modi was addressing party workers at the BJP headquarters here, there was big news developing in Tral, Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Dec 23: The terror market in Jammu and Kashmir is already a crowded one. The Valley is dominated by groups such as the Hizbul Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad. Recently, a top terror operative, Zakir Musa broke away from the Hizbul Mujahideen to form a new outfit called the Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind, a group that is affiliated to the Al-Qaeda.