Hizbul Mujahideen

Srinagar: Notching another major success, security forces killed top LeT commander Ayub Lalhari on Wednesday in a gunfight in Pulwama district, days after Hizbul Mujahideen’s top commander Yasin Itoo was killed in a gunfight in Shopian. “Ayub Lelhari District Commander LeT killed in Pulwama. Yet another success in the fight against militancy,” the state police said …

Washington: The US Department of State on Wednesday designated Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT). In an order, the State Department said that the designation of the HM as a terror organisation would deny it the resources it needs to carry out terrorist attacks, it assets …

Srinagar:  An Indian Army major and a soldier were killed early on Thursday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. The Hizbul Mujahideen outfit claimed responsibility for the attack. Police sources said militants ambushed an army patrol in Zaipora village. Three soldiers including Major Kamlesh Pandey, Sepoy Tanzin and Sepoy Kripal Singh were …

Srinagar:  Two militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit were killed on Thursday by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. Police said the militants were killed in an operation by the security forces in Gopalpura village in Kulgam district. ALSO READ: Indian Army guns down two Hizbul terrorists, recovers ammunition “Two weapons have …

Srinagar: A wanted Hizbul Mujahideen militant appeared with an AK-47 rifle at a largely attended funeral of his slain colleague in south Kashmir on Saturday and said linking global terror network Al Qaeda with Kashmir was to defame their movement. Riyaz Ahmad Naikoo, with the gun slung over his left shoulder, addressed the funeral gathering …

Pulwama: Indian Army on Sunday gunned down two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tehab village of Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said, “Two terrorists were killed in an ongoing security operation in Tahab village. Security forces also recovered ammunition.” According to the police sources, the two victims were identified as Irfan Sheikh …

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said the aim of the Hizbul Mujahideen, the largest militant group in the state, was “political” and not Islamist like the Al Qaeda. “I think we need to understand that the largest militant organisation operating in the valley today is still the Hizbul …

New Delhi: Global terror organisation Al Qaeda on Thursday officially announced the establishment of its unit in Jammu and Kashmir. The terror outfit has named former Hizbul Mujahideen militant Zakir Musa as its chief in the troubled state. The announcement was made by the Global Islamic Media Front, a media wing of Al Qaeda and its …