Terrorism Update
Show/Hide Search
    Click to Enlarge

SAIR Archive                    Detail Of Terrorism Update                    LATEST ON SATP


India      Landmine blast kills one person in Manipur
Nepal      Maoist insurgent killed in Udayapur district
India      Lashkar-e-Toiba activist killed in Gujarat
India      46 Naxalites surrender in Andhra Pradesh
India      Six Hizb-ul-Mujahideen cadres surrender in Jammu and Kashmir
India      Four militants arrested in Assam
Bangladesh      JMB threatens to blow up administrative office in Kushtia

Landmine blast kills one person in Manipur

A boy was killed and two persons, including a girl, were seriously wounded when landmines planted by unidentified militants exploded at Jiribam in the Parbung sub-division of Churachandpur district on November 26, reports Hindu. Army sources claimed that militants retreating as a result of Army’s Operation Tornado launched to clear the Belcra bowl in Jiribam of militant presence, had planted these landmines.

Maoist insurgent killed in Udayapur district

Himalayan Times reports that a Maoist insurgent was killed in a clash between security forces and the Maoists in Lamidada forests of Udayapur district on November 26. The Gaighat-based 18th brigade of the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) stated that seven Maoist cadres were arrested during search operation launched in Lamidada area after the incident.

Lashkar-e-Toiba activist killed in Gujarat

In a joint operation, the Rajasthan and Gujarat police killed a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) activist, Sohrabuddin Anwarhussain Sheikh at Ahmedabad on November 26. D.G. Vanjhara, chief of the anti-terrorist squad (ATS) of the Gujarat police said the police had intelligence information that Sohrabuddin, acting on behalf of Dawood Ibrahim and Sharif Khan Pathan, had come to Gujarat to kill an important leader and create chaos in the State.

46 Naxalites surrender in Andhra Pradesh

46 left-wing extremists (also known as Naxalites), belonging to various outfits surrendered to the police in the presence of Home Minister K. Jana Reddy in Warangal on November 26. The surrendered cadres included one 'deputy commander' and four dalam (squad) members of the Communist Party of India- Maoist (CPI-Maoist), five Prathighatana cadres, 16 Praja Prathighatana cadres, five from the Communist Party of United States of India (CPUSI), four CPI-ML Janashakti cadres, six of the Telangana Praja Shakthi, one New Democracy member and four Adivasi Liberation Tigers cadres.

The Naxalites also surrendered one AK-47, fifteen .8 mm rifles, 7 revolvers, 6 pistols, five .30 carbine, three .303 rifles, 2 DBBL guns, 2 Tapancha, 1 SBBL guns, 1 Springfield rifle and one .9 mm carbine.

Six Hizb-ul-Mujahideen cadres surrender in Jammu and Kashmir

Six Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) terrorists, including three from Rajouri, two from Bandipore and one from Rafiabad in Baramulla district surrendered before the Army on November 26.

Meanwhile, on November 26, Army destroyed a terrorist hideout at village Lakhar Wali in Thanna Mandi area of Rajouri district and recovered four AK magazines, two Chinese hand grenades, one remote controlled IED, one IED delay switch, 30 pencil cells, 15 blankets, two sleeping bags, two pair combat dress, one gas cylinder, one packet sweets and two packet candles.

Another hideout was neutralised in general area of Khan in Thanna Mandi from where four UBGL grenades, one AGL grenade, two IED pressure switches and one rucksack were recovered.

From Dhamkund in Ramban, Army recovered one Yashica camera with one roll, one polaroid camera, one pressure cooker and four cooking utensils from a terrorist hideout.

Four militants arrested in Assam

Sentinel reports that police personnel arrested two militants belonging to the Dima Halim Daogah (DHD) from Vetagaon village under Diphu police station in the Karbi Anglong district recently. The arrested cadres have been identified as Pirikia Diphusa and Marjen Hasham.

Hindustan Times reports that on November 25, army personnel arrested a United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) militant along with a ransom note demanding Rupees 50,000 (INR) from the management of the Sabiri Tea Estate in the Tinsukia district. Separately, another ULFA militant was arrested and a pistol and some ammunition were recovered from him in the Talab area of the Tinsukia district.

In a separate incident, on November 26, unidentified group of militants, in two groups, carried out simultaneous attacks on a police patrol and a village in the Karbi Anglong district, reports Sentinel. While one group ambushed the police patrol, the other set 14 houses afire in the Lower Mohan Dijirwa village. Three militants were reportedly injured in the police firing.

On November 25, Karbi Anglong district police arrested a person belonging to the Dimasa tribe and recovered a .12 bore gun from him at Dhansiri area under Diphu Police Station. Meanwhile, the Additional Superintendent of Police of Karbi Anglong, NN Goswami, said that armed DHD militants are hiding in ‘bunkers’ with sophisticated arms to escape detection.

JMB threatens to blow up administrative office in Kushtia

According to Daily Star, the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on November 24 in a letter threatened to blow up the office of Bheramara upazila nirbahi officer (UNO, sub-district administrative officer) in the Kushtia district. The letter signed by JMB Kushtia district leader Al-Mujadded said, "The UNO office will be blown up if the police continue to obstruct its activities and arrest and harass its activists."






Copyright © 2001 SATP. All rights reserved.