A major breakthrough came at the hands of security forces in Srinagar on Sunday. Saifullah Islam Mir, the top commander of the terrorist organization Hizbul Mujahideen, was killed by security forces after an overnight Reiki. Doctor Saifullah, a doctor by profession, took over the command of Hizbul after the death of Riyaz Naiku in the valley. He used to treat terrorists who were injured in the encounter. Saifullah was also included in the team of 12 militants of terrorist Burhan Wani. A security force official said that intelligence was reported about the presence of militants in the Rangreth area near the old airport. After this, the security forces raked the entire area overnight. The top commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen was shot down in an encounter by security forces in the afternoon after the terrorist Saifullah’s locality was found. After the encounter, Kashmir police said that the terrorist who was killed was the number one commander of Hizbul Mujahideen.
Used to plan an attack on security forces
Saifullah used to plan attacks on security forces in Kashmir. Apart from this, he used to raise money in the name of terrorism from the fruit orchards and opium cultivators in Kashmir. His biggest task among all this was that he used to treat the terrorists who were injured in the encounter. Due to which his name was called Doctor.
Terror tax was collected
IG Vijay Kumar of Jammu and Kashmir Police has described Saifullah’s death as a great success. Saifullah was in direct contact with Hizbul Chief Syed Salahuddin. Last year, Saifullah started a new approach in Kashmir. In which he started raising money from orchard owners doing fruit trade in the valley. The terrorists were funded with these funds.
The organization was strengthening with the money from drug network
The drug network in Punjab was about to reach Saifullah. Police sources say Saifullah had started the task of strengthening Hizbul in terms of money. With this money, the money was used to bring youth to the path of terrorism.
Dozens involved in attacks
Saifullah carried out around 1 dozen attacks on a convoy of security forces in Kashmir this year. Saifullah did his medical education and was a resident of Malangpora in Pulwama. Riyaz Naikoo was involved in leading Saifullah on the path of terror. Saifullah was the main conspirator in the terrorist attack in Naugam in Kashmir. 2 CRPF jawans were killed in this attack. Apart from this, Saifullah was playing the main role in operating the drug racket of terrorists through Punjab.