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Who is Rauf Azhar? All you might want to find out about Jaish terrorist whose footprints current in Kandahar hijacking to Pulwama assault

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Who is Rauf Azhar? All you need to know about Jaish terrorist whose footprints present in Kandahar hijacking to Pulwama attack

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Jaish-e-Mohammed’s Abdul Rauf Azhar, within the information after China blocked a proposal on the UN to blacklist him, is believed to be one of many most important conspirators of the IC-814 Kandahar hijacking of 1999 and likewise the Pulwama assault that killed 40 CRPF personnel in 2019.

Since 1999, Rauf Azhar, brother of Jaish chief Masood Azhar, has emerged because the grasp of optics by way of orchestrating most audacious assaults on Indian institutions that grabbed eyeballs throughout the globe together with the 2001 assault on Parliament when a session was on, the 2005 assault on makeshift Ayodhya Ram temple, and the 2016 assault on ahead base of IAF in Pathankot amongst others.

Designated as a ‘world terrorist’ by the US in 2010, Rauf Azhar sprung on the phobia map in 1999 when the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 from Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu to Delhi was hijacked and brought to Taliban-controlled Kandhar on December 24.

As the hijacking saga got here to an finish on December 31, 1999, safety businesses recognized Rauf Azhar as one of many most important conspirators who had hatched the plot to safe the discharge of his brother Masood Azhar from Kot Balwal jail of Jammu, inflicting embarrassment to Indian authorities.

The assaults deliberate by Rauf Azhar virtually introduced India and Pakistan on the point of a struggle on no less than on two events — the Parliament assault and suicide assault on the CRPF convoy.

ALSO READ | Row over UN proposal to blacklist Masood Azhar’s brother: War of phrases breaks out between US, China

India had responded with largest navy mobilisation after 1971 known as Operation Parakram after the Parliament misadventure whereas after the CRPF convoy assault, Induia carried out a goal air strike on terrorist camps in Pakistan’s Balakot crippling the backbone of JeM.

Number of Red Corner Notices from Interpol in reference to these assaults are pending towards 48-year-old Rauf Azhar who’s ensconced within the security of Pakistan institution.

According to an Interpol discover, Rauf Azhar is needed for waging, or making an attempt to wage struggle, or abetting waging of struggle, towards authorities of India, assaulting the president, governor, and so on, with intent to compel or restrain the train of any lawful energy apart from being member of terrorist gang or organisation amongst different offences.

A video of Rauf Azhar which was uploaded on an internet site in Pakistan, the place he could possibly be seen claiming accountability for the Pathankot assault and complimenting his boys for it, was despatched to Interpol.

The video was later eliminated and the web site additionally vanished.

Rauf Azhar, who was tagged by the US as ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’ in 2010, was the chief of banned Jaish-e-Mohammed in 2007 when his elder brother Masood Azhar was stored at an undisclosed vacation spot by the ISI within the wake of worldwide strain.

China has blocked a proposal by the US and India on the UN to blacklist Rauf Azhar, the second such transfer by Beijing in lower than two months.

NEW DELHI: Jaish-e-Mohammed’s Abdul Rauf Azhar, within the information after China blocked a proposal on the UN to blacklist him, is believed to be one of many most important conspirators of the IC-814 Kandahar hijacking of 1999 and likewise the Pulwama assault that killed 40 CRPF personnel in 2019.

Since 1999, Rauf Azhar, brother of Jaish chief Masood Azhar, has emerged because the grasp of optics by way of orchestrating most audacious assaults on Indian institutions that grabbed eyeballs throughout the globe together with the 2001 assault on Parliament when a session was on, the 2005 assault on makeshift Ayodhya Ram temple, and the 2016 assault on ahead base of IAF in Pathankot amongst others.

Designated as a ‘world terrorist’ by the US in 2010, Rauf Azhar sprung on the phobia map in 1999 when the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 from Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu to Delhi was hijacked and brought to Taliban-controlled Kandhar on December 24.

As the hijacking saga got here to an finish on December 31, 1999, safety businesses recognized Rauf Azhar as one of many most important conspirators who had hatched the plot to safe the discharge of his brother Masood Azhar from Kot Balwal jail of Jammu, inflicting embarrassment to Indian authorities.

The assaults deliberate by Rauf Azhar virtually introduced India and Pakistan on the point of a struggle on no less than on two events — the Parliament assault and suicide assault on the CRPF convoy.

ALSO READ | Row over UN proposal to blacklist Masood Azhar’s brother: War of phrases breaks out between US, China

India had responded with largest navy mobilisation after 1971 known as Operation Parakram after the Parliament misadventure whereas after the CRPF convoy assault, Induia carried out a goal air strike on terrorist camps in Pakistan’s Balakot crippling the backbone of JeM.

Number of Red Corner Notices from Interpol in reference to these assaults are pending towards 48-year-old Rauf Azhar who’s ensconced within the security of Pakistan institution.

According to an Interpol discover, Rauf Azhar is needed for waging, or making an attempt to wage struggle, or abetting waging of struggle, towards authorities of India, assaulting the president, governor, and so on, with intent to compel or restrain the train of any lawful energy apart from being member of terrorist gang or organisation amongst different offences.

A video of Rauf Azhar which was uploaded on an internet site in Pakistan, the place he could possibly be seen claiming accountability for the Pathankot assault and complimenting his boys for it, was despatched to Interpol.

The video was later eliminated and the web site additionally vanished.

Rauf Azhar, who was tagged by the US as ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’ in 2010, was the chief of banned Jaish-e-Mohammed in 2007 when his elder brother Masood Azhar was stored at an undisclosed vacation spot by the ISI within the wake of worldwide strain.

China has blocked a proposal by the US and India on the UN to blacklist Rauf Azhar, the second such transfer by Beijing in lower than two months.