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NIA busts terror network in Kashmir

Raids at five locations, seizes digital devices

Post by RK News on Wednesday, July 12, 2023

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Srinagar, July 11:  Continuing its massive crackdown against newly formed offshoots of proscribed Pakistan-backed terrorist groups operating in the UT, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Tuesday carried out raids at five locations across Kashmir.
A NIA spokesman said that they had conducted raids at five locations in the three districts of Anantnag, Shopian and Pulwama in the Kashmir valley, and seized several digital devices containing incriminating data.
“ The locations raided today were residential premises of hybrid terrorists and Overground Workers(OGWs) linked with the newly-formed offshoots and affiliates of several banned Kashmiri terrorist outfits,” he said.
The spokesman said premises of sympathisers and cadres of these organisations were also raided. All these cadres and workers are being investigated for activities relating to terror, violence and subversion in J&K, he said.
“NIA suspects their involvement in the collection and distribution of sticky bombs/magnetic bombs, IEDs, funds, narcotic substances and arms/ammunitions,” he said.
Meanwhile, the J&K terror conspiracy case (RC-05/2022/NIA/JMU) was registered suo moto by NIA on June 21, 2022. It relates to a physical and online conspiracy by the banned terror organisations to launch a series of violent terrorist attacks in J&K with sticky bombs, IEDs and small arms etc.
“The Pakistan-backed outfits are also engaged in radicalizing local youth and mobilizing overground workers, to disturb peace and communal harmony in J&K,” he said.
The spokesman said NIA investigations, Pak-based operatives behind the conspiracy were using various social media platforms to spread terror among the people.
“They were also using drones to deliver arms, ammunition, explosives, narcotics etc. to their agents and cadres in the Kashmir valley,” he said.
The newly floated terror outfits under investigation include The Resistance Front (TRF), UnitedLiberation Front Jammu & Kashmir (ULFJ&K), Mujahideen Gazwat-ul-Hind (MGH), Jammu&KashmirFreedom Fighters (JKFF), Kashmir Tigers, PAAF and others.
The spokesman said these outfits are affiliated to major terrorist organisations that stand banned such as   Laskhar-e-Toiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen(HM),Al-Badr, Al-Qaeda, etc.
 
 

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