Jaish, Hizbul militants killed Kulgam house owner: DGP reports to SHRC

Jaish, Hizbul militants killed Kulgam house owner: DGP reports to SHRC

Srinagar: Jaish and Hizbul militants abducted and killed Kulgam civilian Sheeraz Ahmed Bhat who owned the house in which three Jaish militants were killed in an encounter with government forces on October 21, the J&K Police told the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday. The report submitted to SHRC by J&K Director General of […]

Funding case: SC rejects plea of Hizb chief’s son

Funding case: SC rejects plea of Hizb chief’s son

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea of Syed Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul-Mujahideen founder Syed Salauddin, challenging the Delhi High Court order dismissing his bail petition in a militancy funding case. The top court said that once the trial court had granted extension of time to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) […]

Hizb releases annual report, says 266 militants, 231 forces personnel killed

Srinagar: Hizbul Mujahideen on Saturday said that at least 345 gunfights broke out in Kashmir in 2018 resulting in killing of 266 militants and 231 government forces personnel. Hizb said that 375 forces personnel including five Major-rank officers were injured this year in militants attacks. In an emailed statement to KNS, the militant outfit spokesman […]

MBA student-turned-Hizb militant killed in Awantipora

MBA student-turned-Hizb militant killed in Awantipora

Anantnag: Ishfaq Ahmad Wani, son of Muhammad Yousuf Wani, a resident of Koil village in Pulwama district, left an MBA course midway to become a militant in July this year. He first joined the Lashkar-e-Toiba but soon switched allegiance to the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM). On Friday he was part of a group of militants who attacked […]

14 rounds of funeral prayers for Zahoor Thoker

14 rounds of funeral prayers for Zahoor Thoker

PULWAMA: Despite Section 144 imposed in Pulwama to outlaw public assembly, thousands of people on Sunday gathered at one place to offer funeral prayers for slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander and army deserter Zahoor Ahmad Thoker at his native village Sirnoo in Pulwama district. Eyewitnesses said that thousands of mourners including women and children shouted Azadi […]

Wanted Hizbul militant arrested in Kishtwar

Wanted Hizbul militant arrested in Kishtwar

Jammu: A wanted Hizbul Mujahideen militant, who was luring youths into militancy, was arrested on Sunday in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police officer said. Reyaz Ahmad, a resident of Sounder Dachhan village and a close associate of hardcore militant Mohammad Amin alias ‘Jhangir’, was arrested by a police party based on […]

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