Zakir Musa

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Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed

22 Dec 2018

Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed

On Saturday, six terrorists, including a close aide of Zakir Musa, Jammu and Kashmir's most-wanted terrorist, were killed in an encounter with Indian security forces.

Wanted terrorist could be hiding in Punjab, high alert sounded

06 Dec 2018

Wanted terrorist could be hiding in Punjab, high alert sounded

A high alert has been sounded in Bathinda and Ferozepur districts of Punjab after intelligence reports claimed wanted terrorist Zakir Musa could be hiding in the area.

3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in separate encounters in J&K

27 Nov 2018

3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in separate encounters in J&K

Three terrorists, including one from an ISIS offshoot, and a soldier were killed while two jawans suffered injuries in two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam and Pulwama districts today, police said.

Srinagar: Top al-Qaeda-linked terrorist killed; curfew-like situation in place

18 Nov 2017

Srinagar: Top al-Qaeda-linked terrorist killed; curfew-like situation in place

Mugees Ahmad Mir, a top commander of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, an al-Qaeda offshoot, was killed by security forces at Zakura in the outskirts of Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar on 17 November.

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 .

Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"

24 Sep 2017

Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"

The Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a Kashmir-based al Qaeda affiliate led by former Hizbul Mujahideen leader Zakir Musa, has issued a statement that they will not rest until "occupied Hindustan" is "liberated."

Kashmiri terrorist Zakir Musa will "liberate" India from "cow-worshipping" Modi

01 Sep 2017

Kashmiri terrorist Zakir Musa will "liberate" India from "cow-worshipping" Modi

One day before Bakra Eid, al-Qaeda's Kashmir head Zakir Musa has released a 20-minute audio message on YouTube channel Ansar Ghazwa.

Musa's al-Qaeda linked terror group calls for pan-India jihad

27 Aug 2017

Musa's al-Qaeda linked terror group calls for pan-India jihad

India has been grappling with handling violence fuelled Pakistan-based terror groups.

J&K: Yasin Itoo, Burhan Wani successor, killed in encounter

14 Aug 2017

J&K: Yasin Itoo, Burhan Wani successor, killed in encounter

In a big boost for security forces, Yasin Itoo alias 'Ghaznavi', who was fulfilling slain terrorist Burhan Wani's role as Hizbul Mujahideen commander, was killed in an encounter in J&K's Shopian yesterday.

J&K: Stone pelters helped al-Qaeda Chief Zakir Musa escape

12 Aug 2017

J&K: Stone pelters helped al-Qaeda Chief Zakir Musa escape

After security forces cornered al-Qaeda India Chief Zakir Musa and his aide in a house at Noorpora in Tral, massive clashes erupted there.

J&K: Al-Qaeda India chief Zakir Musa cornered in Tral

11 Aug 2017

J&K: Al-Qaeda India chief Zakir Musa cornered in Tral

On 11th Aug, al-Qaeda's Kashmir head Zakir Musa was reportedly trapped by security forces in south Kashmir's Tral area in Pulwama sector.

Dujana encounter signals al-Qaeda's growing presence in Kashmir

05 Aug 2017

Dujana encounter signals al-Qaeda's growing presence in Kashmir

Terrorist outfits such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen are the most dominant groups in the Kashmir Valley.

New al-Qaeda document details deadly new strategy for Indian subcontinent

27 Jun 2017

New al-Qaeda document details deadly new strategy for Indian subcontinent

Al-Qaeda has released a document which details the objectives and targets of its members in the Indian subcontinent, especially in Kashmir.

42 killed in June in Kashmir, bloodiest Ramzan so far

24 Jun 2017

42 killed in June in Kashmir, bloodiest Ramzan so far

A report revealed that almost 42 people have died in Kashmir this June, making it the bloodiest Ramzan in the Valley.

Zakir Musa's caliphate calls divide Hizbul Mujahideen

31 May 2017

Zakir Musa's caliphate calls divide Hizbul Mujahideen

Intelligence sources revealed that ousted Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa's call for establishing an Islamic caliphate in Kashmir and to kill Kashmiri separatist leaders has created fractures within the organization's ranks.

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.

Intel says Hizbul wants Musa back, no new commander announced

22 May 2017

Intel says Hizbul wants Musa back, no new commander announced

Intelligence agencies have stated that the Hizbul Mujahideen wants Zakir Rashid Bhat, alias Musa, who quit as the group's Kashmir chief over political differences, back with the organization.

A new terror outfit being planned in Pakistan

21 May 2017

A new terror outfit being planned in Pakistan

Intel sources seem to believe that a new terrorist organization is being incubated in Pakistan that will focus on ex-Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa's ideology.

Hizbul Mujahideen commander quits organization

14 May 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen commander quits organization

A year after stepping into the shoes of his mentor Burhan Wani, Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa announced his dissociation from the Hizbul Mujahideen.