Najar was head of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Islam after splitting from Hizbul Mujahideen in 2015. Sources in police said that in 2016, Qayoom had gone to Pakistan along with his wife, and two months back he had sent his wife from Nepal.They said that Najar was returning to Kashmir fom Pakistan to take command of Hizbul Mujahideen. He briefly fell out with HM/Hurriyat leadership in 2015 when he orchestrated multiple attacks on mobile towers and killing of some civilians affiliated with Hurriyat.
Uri, Syeed Javid Ahmad, confirmed to Kashmir Reader that the search operation is still on for the other militants who may have infiltrated along with Najar.
Curfew like restrictions have been imposed in apple township of Sopore, about 55 km from here in north Kashmir district of Baramulla as a precautionary measure. The killed terrorist was involved in dozens of killings of civilians, Police and Security forces. "Armed intruders retreated", an Indian Army official said.
A resident of Sopore town, he had joined as an over ground worker (OGW) of Hizbul in 1992 at the age of 16 and initially would transport weapons and provide lodging for militants.
A police spokesperson said Najar was baptized in militancy after killing then HM Chief Commander Abdul Majid Dar in 2003. So, had this gentleman made entry into north Kashmir, it would have been a problem for us. He was reportedly recalled to the base camp in Muzaffarabad in PoK to sort out differences. Neutralising him would have been very hard as he was already heading a huge network in Sopore, Palhallan, Pattan, Handwara areas of Bandipora and Baramulla. A year ago in 2016, 372 causalities were reported in Valley while the figure in 2015 was 197.
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