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J&K: New hit list of terrorists released, include new LeT commander Zeenat-ul-Islam

The Security Forces Have Released A New Hit List Of Six Terrorists Operating In The Kashmir Valley On Saturday. The New List Came A Day After Security Forces Killed Amarnath Attack Mastermind Abu Ismail And His Associate Abu Kasim In An Encounter.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 16 Sep 2017, 02:35:54 PM
 Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces releases new hit list of terrorists, top Lashkar commander included

New Delhi:

The security forces have released a new hit list of six terrorists operating in the Kashmir valley on Saturday.

The new list came a day after security forces killed Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail and his associate Abu Kasim in an encounter.

After the killing of Ismail, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has named Zeenat-ul-Islam as its new commander. Islam is also included in the new hit list.

28-year-old Islam was recruited in November 2015 and is considered an expert with Improvised Explosive Devices.

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List of the six terrorist security forces are looking for:

1. Zakir Rashid Bhatt alias Musa: Musa was earlier in Lashkar but now he is the head of Ansar Gajawat al-Hind, an Indian offshoot of al-Qaeda.

2. Reyaz A.N. Naiku alias Zubair: He is a commander of Hizbul Mujahideen and on the new hit list of security forces.

3. Wasim AH alias Osama: He is a Lashkar Commander and was part of Burhan Wani group. Forces are looking to hunt him down for a long time. The new list includes his name as well.

4. Abu Hamas: He is the head of Jaish-e-Muhammad in India. He is also on the hit list.

5. Shaukat Ahmad Tark alias Huzaifa: He is the district commander of Lashkar in Pulwama. He is also one of the six most wanted terrorist.

6. Zeenat-ul-Islam: The new commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). He was elevated after the killing of Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail.

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First Published : 16 Sep 2017, 02:10:57 PM