May 2017 News

Kashmir's Terror Gallery: 12 Most Wanted Militants In The Valley

30 May 2017
News18


Srinagar: The Indian Army is hunting for 12 most-wanted terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. It has intensified operations against the terrorists in the Valley. On May 27, the Army gunned down Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, who had succeeded Burhan Wani as the militant outfit's chief, and another terrorist during an hours-long encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir. The Indian Army is hunting for 12 most-wanted terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. It has intensified operations against the terrorists in the Valley. On May 27, the Army gunned down Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, who had succeeded Burhan Wani as the militant outfit's chief, and another terrorist during an hours-long encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir. List: Junaid Mattoo (alias Kandroo), Lashkar-e-Taiba district commander. Resident of Khudwani Kulgam. Recruited on June 3, 2015. Category A. ; Wasim (alias Osama), Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Shopian. Resident of Hef Shirmal, Shopian. Recruited on March 28, 2014. Category A++. Part of Burhan Wani's group. ; Showkat Tak (alias Huzaifa), Lashkar-e-Taiba district commander, Pulwama. Resident of Panzgam, Awantipore. Recruited October 17, 2011. Category A++ ; Altaf Dar (alias Kachroo), Hizbul Mujahideen district commander, Kulgam. Resident of Hawara, Kulgam. Recruited in 2006. Category A++ ; Abu Dujana (alias Hafiz), Lashkar-e-Taiba divisional commander, South Kashmir. Resident of Pakistan. Active since December 2014. Category A++ ; Reyaz Naikoo (alias Zubair), district commander Hizbul Mujahideen, Pulwama. Resident of Tokun, Awantipore. Recruited in December 2012. Category A++ ; Bashir Wani (alias Lashkar), Lashkar-e-Taiba district commander, Anantnag. Resident of Sopshali Kokernag. Recruited on October 2, 2015. Category A++ ; Abu Hamas, Jaish-e-Mohammed divisional commander. Resident of Pakistan. Active since 2016. Category A++ ; Mohd Yasin Ittoo (alias Mansoor), district commander Hizbul Mujahideen Badgam. Resident of Chadoora, Badgam. Recruited on December 6, 2015. Category A ; Zeenat-ul-Islam (alias Alkama), Lashkar-e-Taiba. Resident of Sugan Zanipura. Shopian. Recruited on November 17, 2015. ; Zakir Rashid Bhatt (alias Musa), Hizbul Mujahideen divisional commander, South Kashmir, Resident of Noorpura, Awantipore. Recruited in July 2013. Category A++ ; Saddam Paddar (alias Zaid), Hizbul Mujahideen district commander Shopian. Resident of Hef Shirmal Shopian. Recruited on September 25, 2015. Category A++. Part of Burhan Wani group.

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