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LeT terrorist killed in Kashmir

Posted in counterterrorism with tags , on September 4, 2009 by admin

The gunfight in Reasi’s Jammalan forest area, 150 km from here, started after security forces got a tip-off about a group of LeT militants hiding in the area. The area was cordoned off and contact with the militants was established Friday morning leading to the exchange of fire, an official said.The militant who has been killed has been identified as Abu Jindal, he said, adding that the operation is on.

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2,384 imprisoned in India on terror charges: Govt

Posted in arrested terrorists, counterterrorism with tags , , , , , on August 28, 2009 by admin

108 foreign terrorists held in Kashmir are in Indian jails

There are 108 foreign militants – 97 Pakistanis, nine Afghans and one each from Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh – lodged in various Indian jails after their arrest in Jammu and Kashmir on terrorism related charges, according to the state’s home department.

Contradictory to separatist leaders’ claims that 6,200 people arrested on militancy related charges are in prisons within and outside Jammu and Kashmir, the government says that a total of 2,384 people are imprisoned in the state for terror charges while 65 are jailed outside the state for similar reasons.