Hizbul Mujahideen

Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen recruitment module has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. “This module was being led by Hizbul commander Parvez Wani, a resident of Handwara,” a police officer said on Sunday. “Three persons were arrested following the raid (on Saturday). The module had plans to send boys to Pakistan for training …

The operation, carried out jointly by the police, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Army, was halted after it got dark and the exchange of fire resumed on Wednesday morning

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz on Friday sparked a controversy by claiming that if he was authorised, he would have never ordered to kill Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. He believes that it would have been better to have a dialogue with Burhan instead of killing. “Mere bas mein hota toh Burhan Wani …

Srinagar: Authorities, on Friday, blocked internet and broadband services in the Kashmir Valley and imposed curfew-like restrictions in parts of Srinagar city as separatists have called for protests marking the death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. Wani was killed last year in a gunfight with security forces in Anantnag district’s Kokernag area. A 54-days …

Srinagar: An Indian Army jawan on Thursday went missing from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Soldier named Zahoor Ahmad Thakur is suspected to have joined hands with terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, said police. He was last seen along with an AK-47 rifle in his camp in Gantmulla area. “Zahoor belongs to Pulwama district. A search operation …

The two were asked to stop but they tried to escape, the spokesman said. When they were caught, arms and ammunition were recovered from them. "They said they came to Handwara to get ammunition

Srinagar: Authorities, on Sunday, clamped curfew and imposed restrictions in Kashmir Valley to maintain law and order and prevent violence, as top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat was buried in his ancestral village in Tral of South Kashmir with hundreds attending the midnight funeral. Bhat was buried past midnight in his ancestral graveyard in Rutsana …

Srinagar:  Top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Zarar, a close aide of militant ‘poster boy’ Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday after a gunfight in Tral in south Kashmir, triggering widespread protests in the Valley once again, with one civilian death reported and 35 injured, including five policemen. Authorities were bracing to prevent …