In Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu, the battle between terrorist group Al-Shabab and security forces continues to stay grim, and has caused the deaths of at least eight civilians. The battle broke out after the terrorist group stormed a hotel in Mogadishu. Several other persons have been rescued from the hotel. Notably, the terrorists stationed themselves inside the hotel rooms, and continued their terror attacks.
Jammu and Kashmir officials dismissed four employees from service, and arrested then for alleged terror links. The accused include wife of top Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Terrorist Farooq Amhed Dar, Assabah Arzoomand. Pakistan-based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen's chief Syed Salahuddin's son Mueed was also arrested. The Jammu and Kashmir government led by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has been dismissing its employees for anti-… read-more
At United Nations Security Council meeting on terrorism on August 9, India slammed China and Pakistan. Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj chastised both for "double standards" and "hypocrisy." "It is most regrettable that genuine and evidence-based listing proposals pertaining to some of the most notorious terrorists in the world are being placed on hold," India's Ambassador stated, referring to "practice of placing holds and blocks on listing… read-more
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Around 25-30 kgs of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) has been received by Jammu and Kashmir police near the Tahab crossing on circular road in Pulwama. This has come days before India's 75th Independence Day. Further details on the matter is awaited. Recently, an ISIS terrorist was arrested from Uttar Pradesh, who was reportedly planning on an IED blast during Independence Day.
In Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, four army soldiers died in a suicide blast at a military convoy in the Mir Ali area, on August 9. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), intelligence agencies are on a lookout to identify the suicide bomber, his handlers and facilitators. Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif expressed his grief over the incident, and assured to eliminate terrorism from the country.
Officials from Jammu and Kashmir have reported that over 100 terrorists have been eliminated in counter terrorism operations since the beginning of 2022. Notably, during the same corresponding period in 2021, 50 terrorists including one foreigner were killed. This year, 100 terrorists Including 29 foreigners have been killed. Of this, 63 reportedly belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit and 24 to Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit.
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
The killing of Kashmiri teacher by terrorists in J&K's Kulgam, has resulted in mass agitation among Kashmiri pandits. Kashmiri pandits staged a protest in Srinagar, warning of a "mass relocation" if the government fails to offer a solution for terrorism in the state, especially against Kashmiri pandits. The protestors declared that the protests will continue for the next 24 hours, till a solution is offered.
A National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court, Kochi has sentenced those accused in the Kanakamala case to imprisonment, on April 22. The accused persons have been found guilty under certain sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), over their ties to ISIS. The accused- Rashid, NK Safwan, Ramshad, Mansidh Muhammad, and Salih Muhammad have been sentenced to seven, eight, three, fourteen, and ten years of imprisonment,… read-more
Frank James, the suspect in the recent NYC subway attack, has been arrested after a 30-hour manhunt. The 62-year-old man is now facing federal terrorism charge for attacking a mass transit system. He stands to get life imprisonment, if convicted. Several commuters were injured in the attack. James, a "race-obsessed" African-American, has a long criminal history, and had uploaded a string of disturbing YouTube videos, ranting about race and… read-more
TS Tirumurti, India's representative to the United Nations met Australian Parliamentarians and discussed terrorism issues. During the discussion, Australian senators James Paterson and Peter Khalil, Australia's permanent representative to the UN Mitch Fifield, Officer-in-Charge of Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate David Scharia were present. "Discussed #counterterrorism issues as Chair of UN Counter-Terrorism Committee,"… read-more