In last 18 months 17 terrorists of India’s Most wanted list have been mysteriously killed

The recent viral Twitter post has brought attention to the mysterious deaths of 17 individuals who were on India’s most wanted terrorist list. These deaths occurred since March 2022 and include Farooq among them. What also captured the internet users’ interest was a video circulating, claiming to be CCTV footage depicting the killing of a member of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Qaiser Farooq. In recent months, there have been reports of several wanted terrorists from India being eliminated in various countries, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

Qaiser Farooq’s video went viral on Sunday. Although the exact date and time of the video is unclear, the grainy surveillance footage shows a man, reportedly a wanted LeT terrorist, walking on a Karachi street among a group of people. The news of Lashkar terrorist Qaiser’s killing in Karachi comes soon after reports of Hafiz Saeed’s son going missing as the ISI is unable to trace him. Kamaluddin Saeed, one of the sons of internationally wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed, has been missing since Tuesday, September 26, after his alleged abduction in Peshawar by unidentified persons, who reportedly came in a car.

Social media handles are filled with lists of India’s most wanted people killed in recent months. One such list was shared by Twitter handle Megh Updates Listed. Asianet Newsable does not verify the authenticity of this list.

Zahoor Mistry – IC-814 hijacker (shot dead in Karachi): Mistry was reported killed by two bike-borne assailants in Karachi’s Akhtar Colony on March 1, 2022.

Ripudaman Singh Malik – 1985 Air India bombing (shot dead in Surrey): Malik, who was acquitted in 2005 of mass murder and conspiracy charges related to the two bombings in 1985 that killed 331 people, alleged He was shot dead in Surrey, Canada. On 14 July 2022.

Mohammed Lal – ISI operator (shot dead in Nepal on 19 September 2022): On the orders of ISI, Lal Mohammed allegedly brought fake Indian currency from Pakistan and Bangladesh to Nepal and then supplied it to India from there. Reports say he also provided logistics support to the ISI and had links with Dawood Ibrahim’s D-Gang.

Harvinder Singh Sandhu, known as “Rinda,” was a notorious criminal involved in drug trafficking and illegal arms trade. He tragically died of a reported drug overdose in a Lahore military hospital on November 19, 2022. Before his death, he had been operating his illegal activities in Pakistan.

Bashir Ahmed Peer- HM Commander (shot dead in Rawalpindi): Bashir Ahmed Peer alias Imtiaz Alam, one of India’s most wanted designated terrorists, was allegedly killed by unidentified gunmen outside a shop in Rawalpindi on February 20, 2023. Had killed. Last October the following year, the government designated Peer as a terrorist due to his involvement in facilitating the infiltration of terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir and providing military support.

Syed Khalid Raza – Al Badr Commander (killed in Karachi): On February 26, 2023, unidentified persons allegedly killed Syed Khalid Raza outside his residence in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block 7 area of Karachi, Pakistan . Raza was the commander of the Al-Badr terrorist group in Jammu and Kashmir for about 8 years in the 1990s.

Ijaz Ahmed Ahangar – (shot dead in ISJK, Afghanistan): In February this year, Ijaz Ahmed Ahangar, a jihadi commander, reportedly hailing from Kashmir, was killed in a series of suicide attacks carried out by Indian nationals in Kabul. He was accused of leading the Islamic State cell responsible for the attack. and was suspected of being killed in Jalalabad, southern Afghanistan.

Syed Noor Shalobar – (shot dead in Bara Khyber, Pakistan): In March 2023, unidentified gunmen allegedly killed Shalobar in the Bara area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, leading to terrorism in Kashmir. Was involved in.

Paramjit Singh Panjwar – KCF chief (shot dead in Lahore on 6 May 2023): Panjwar, 63, was the leader of the Khalistan Commando Force-Panjwar group and was officially declared a terrorist by India in July 2020. Provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Avtar Singh Khanda – (died on 16 June 2023 in Birmingham, UK due to suspected poisoning): Avtar Singh Khanda, who expressed support for heir-apparent Punjab D leader Amritpal Singh and was among the alleged “masterminds” of the attacks on Indians. One was the High Commission in London, found dead in a hospital in Birmingham. He was the son of slain Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) leader Kulwant Singh.

Hardeep Singh Nijjar – (shot dead outside a Gurudwara in British Columbia, Canada on 18 June 2023): Nijjar was originally a resident of Bhar Singh Pura in Phillaur subdivision of Jalandhar district and was involved in counter-terrorism operations in Punjab. After moved to Canada in 1997. , He pursued a career as a plumber in Canada and eventually took on the role of president at the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara in Surrey. In September 2020, the National Investigation Agency (NIA)Released. , Additionally, a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh was announced by the NIA in connection with his case.

Sardar Hussain Arain – (injured by bullet in Nawabshah, Sindh): Sardar Hussain of Jamaat-ud-Dawa was allegedly killed near his shop on August 1, 2023 and died in hospital four days later. happened. Sindhudesh Liberation Army had claimed responsibility for the murder.

Riyaz Ahmed alias Abu Qasim (Lashkar commander shot dead inside Rawalkot mosque in PoK): Qasim, who was one of the key conspirators behind the Dhangri terror attack on January 1, was allegedly shot dead in Rawalkot on September 8. -He was shot dead inside the Qudus Mosque. 2023.

Sukhdul Singh, also known as Sukha Duneke, was shot dead on September 20, 2023, in Winnipeg, Canada. He was associated with the Davinder Bambiha gang in Moga district and was reportedly killed due to inter-gang rivalry. Duneke had fled to Canada in 2017 using forged documents and had seven criminal cases against him in India.

Ziaur Rehman (Hizbal Mujahideen leader shot dead in Karachi in September 2023): Ziaur Rehman, a prominent cleric associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba, was shot dead in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area during a regular evening walk. Was given.

Mufti Qaiser Farooq, one of the founding members of LeT (Lashkar-e-Taiba), met his demise due to a fatal shooting incident that occurred on September 30th in Sohrab Goth, Karachi, Pakistan.

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