Tag: Hizbul Mujahideen

Hizbul Mujahideen Militant Among Two Killed In J&K Encounter
Hizbul Mujahideen Militant Among Two Killed In J&K Encounter

Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant, who had gone to Pakistan for arms training and returned last week, was among the two ultras killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian on Saturday, police said on Sunday. Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said the encounter in Wangam area of South Kashmir’s […]

Srinagar Encounter: Hizbul Commander Killed, Militant Arrested During Gun Battle
Srinagar Encounter: Hizbul Commander Killed, Militant Arrested During Gun Battle

Srinagar (J-K): A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander was killed and another militant arrested during an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said. Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Rangreth near the old airfield here, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation […]

Hizbul Mujahideen Terror Module Busted In Kashmir, Terrorist Along With 4 Associates Arrested

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on the basis of a specific intelligence input busted a terror module of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) in North Kashmir’s Kupwara on Monday night and arrested a terrorist with four of his associates. Police said acting on information about cross-LoC smuggling of a large quantity of weapons, their […]

NIA arrests former J-K MLA Rashid Engineer in terror-funding case

New Delhi: Former Independent MLA in Jammu and Kashmir Sheikh Abdul Rashid, popularly known as Rashid Engineer, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday in connection with a case related to the funding of terror activities in Kashmir, officials said. Rashid, who was a legislator from the Langate Assembly seat in north Kashmir, […]

Yasin Malik sent to judicial custody till May 24

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday sent Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik to judicial custody till May 24 in connection with a case related to the funding of terror and separatist groups in the state. Presenting him before Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Syal, Tihar Jail authorities pleaded that Malik should […]

Two militants killed in J&K

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 Gopalpora village in Kulgam district. “Two weapons have been recovered from the slain militants,” a police officer […]

Hizbul's aim is political, unlike Al Qaeda: Omar Abdullah

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 […]

Three militants killed in gunfight in J&K

Srinagar: Three militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit were killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district in a gunfight with the security forces, police said. All slain militants were locals and were identified as Javed Sheikh, Dawood and Aquib. Sheikh was the Hizbul district commander, a senior police officer said. Three weapons […]

Sabzar Ahmad Bhat
Hizbul commander Sabzar Bhat killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar: Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Sabzar Bhat who succeeded slain militant, leader Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday along with another militant in a gunfight with security forces in Pulwama that triggered protests in the Kashmir Valley. Director General of Police (DGP), S.P. Vaid confirmed Bhat’s death. Bhat alias Abu Zarar had succeeded Wani who was […]

Hizbul militant held on Nepal border while trying to enter India

New Delhi: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant trying to enter India from Nepal was arrested from a border crossing point in Uttar Pradesh earlier this week, the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) said on Sunday. Nasser Ahmed, 34, a resident of Dolgam village in Jammu and Kashmir, was trying to sneak in India as Kashmiri carpet and […]

Armyman killed in Kashmir a day after getting medal

Srinagar/New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen guerrillas and an army officer – who was awarded a gallantry medal on Republic Day – were killed and a policeman was injured in a gunfight Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Col. Munindra Nath Rai of 9 Gorkha Rifles, seconded to the Rashtriya […]