Hizbul Mujahideen News
Hizbul Mujahideen chief Sallahuddin, IM's Bhatkal brothers are among 18 people who have been designated as 'terrorists' under UAPA Gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s close aide Chota Shakeel's name also figures in the MHA list The hijackers of an Indian Airlines plane in 1999 - Abdul Rauf Asghar, Ibrahim Athar and Yusuf Azhar - have also been named in the list The list has been prepared under provisions of the amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Police claimed to have recovered incriminating electronic gadgets, and during the questioning, the trio disclosed about three hand grenades that were recovered from their possession A case has been registered against them, and the police are probing if there are other youths in contact with these terrorists They revealed that their Pakistani handler had tasked them to attacks on security forces in the area
The security forces on Wednesday (September 9, 2020) arrested a suspected terror operative linked to the proscribed terror group Hizbul Mujahideen in J&K’s Kupwara district. Kupwara Police received reliable information that one youth namely Altaf Ahmed Bhat, son of Ali Mohammad Bhat who is the resident of Kanthpora in Sogam Lolab, has come in contact with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists and is being lured to join their ranks. Strenuous efforts were made by the security forces in cooperation with his family and the local police in tracing and apprehending him. the Kupwara Police and 47 Batallion, Rashtriya Rifles of the Indian Army recovered the grenade hidden by him from a nearby ‘nalla’ in presence of a magistrate.
Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed and three security forces personnel, including an Army officer, injured in an encounter at Pattan area in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday (September 4). The gunbattle between forces and terrorists lasted for almost 12 hours with the killing of three terrorists.