Top Ten Most Wanted Militants Active In Kashmir 2020 | Army Releases List
Army, on its ‘Operation All-out Drive’, has released a list of top 10 active wanted militants in Kashmir valley (2020). With its robust intelligence inputs, the security forces have so far been successful in eliminating most of the wanted militants in valley, the recent being Hizbul Mujahideen’s local commander Riyaz Naikoo. He was killed on May 6 this year.
As per the credible reports, the Army has revealed a list of its top ten militant targets in Kashmir Valley
1) Dr Saifullah
Also dubbed with his code name Gazi Haider aka Doctor Sahib, Saifullah joined the militant outfit Hizb ul Mujahideen in October 2014. He has been active since then and has been recently chosen as new Hizbul commander following the death of Riyaz Naikoo. Naikoo was killed in his hometown Beighpora area of Pulwama on May 6, 2020.
2) Mohammad Ashraf Khan
Mohammad Ashraf Khan also named as Ashraf Molvi aka Mansoor ul Islam took up arms and joined Hizb ul Mujahideen on September 9, 2016, just a few weeks after the killing of Burhaan wani. He has been active since then and is one of the wanted militants by security forces.
3) Junaid Sehrai
Son of Tehreek e Hurriyat Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Junaid joined the militant outfit Hizb. He is an MBA from Kashmir University and has been active since March 2018.
4) Mohammad Abbas Sheikh
Also called with code name Turabi Molvi, Abbas has been active since 3 March 2015 and is affiliated to HM. He has been on the wanted list of Security forces.
5) Zahid Zargar
Zahid is affiliated with the militant outfit Jaish e Mohammad and picked up arms in late 2014. He hails from Anantnag district of South Kashmir. He had been pursuing graduation before going missing in June 2014. He is one of the top militants active in Kashmir in 2020.
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The next on the list of top active militants in Kashmir is Shakoor. He is associated with Lashkar e Toiba and has been active since 2015.
7) Faisal Bhai
He has been tagged as A+ category militant. He joined the Jaish e Mohammad outfit in the year 2015.
8) Sheraz Al Lone
Famous by the code name Moulvi, Sheraz joined militant outfit HM in September 2016.
9) Saleem Paray
Saleem Parray is linked to Jaish e Mohammad and has been on the radar of security forces for a long time.
10) Owais Mullick
The last on the list of top ten militants in Kashmir comes Owais Mullick, who is affiliated with Lashkar e Toiba group. He has been active for many years
The army has prepared the list of these top most wanted list in 2020 to red list their priorities in the valley under Operation All-out campaign. They have so far killed many top chiefs and commanders in various fierce encounters.
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