Riyaz Naikoo

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Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Saifullah killed in Srinagar encounter

01 Nov 2020

Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Saifullah killed in Srinagar encounter

The chief commander of the terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen, Saifullah, was killed in an encounter in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday.

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

20 Aug 2020

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Centre decided to withdraw 10,000 troops from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an order released on Wednesday evening said.

J&K: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

29 Nov 2018

J&K: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

Two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists, both close aides of outfit commander Riyaz Naikoo, were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: Terrorists shoot dead 3 policemen after abducting them

21 Sep 2018

J&K: Terrorists shoot dead 3 policemen after abducting them

Terrorists shot dead three policemen after abducting them from Shopian district of J&K early today, police said.

Who is Riyaz Naikoo, Kashmir's most wanted and dreaded terrorist

01 Sep 2018

Who is Riyaz Naikoo, Kashmir's most wanted and dreaded terrorist

After the abduction and release of kin of policemen in Kashmir, Riyaz Ahmed Naikoo, largely known as a 'moderate' terrorist, has taken the centerstage.

Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

31 Aug 2018

Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

On Friday, terrorists kidnapped two more relatives of policemen serving in the Jammu and Kashmir police, taking the total number of such abductions to 11 over the last three days.

Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

08 Feb 2018

Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for freeing Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Naveed Jat from police custody, two days after gunmen stormed a Srinagar hospital.

Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

06 Feb 2018

Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

Terrorists stormed a government-run hospital in Srinagar today and opened fire, killing two cops and helping a hardened Pakistani militant escape.

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed in encounter, soldier martyred

07 Nov 2017

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed in encounter, soldier martyred

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew Talha Rasheed, an A++ category terrorist, was neutralized in an encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.

Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri

05 Nov 2017

Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri

The army successfully foiled an infiltration attempt in J&K's Uri sector this morning. Two terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight.

Another win for forces: Top LeT terrorist Waseem Shah eliminated

14 Oct 2017

Another win for forces: Top LeT terrorist Waseem Shah eliminated

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Waseem Shah was killed in an encounter with security forces in Litter of J&K's Pulwama .

Here's all about the new tech-savvy Hizbul chief

29 May 2017

Here's all about the new tech-savvy Hizbul chief

The Hizbul Mujahideen has appointed Riyaz Naikoo as the new chief of its Kashmir wing, after the army killed the former commander Sabzar Bhat in an encounter recently.