Was another Mumbai-scale attack in the offing?
“Hizbul Mujahideen” — that is, Party of Jihadists. But of course the learned analysts know that their Islamic allegiance can be entirely discounted, as it is of no importance in revealing how jihad terrorists are recruited and motivated to kill Infidels.
“Militants were sent to India on “˜important” assignment,” from The Hindu, August 8 (thanks to Maxwell):
NEW DELHI: The two suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militants arrested in the Walled City on Thursday night had been sent to India by the outfit’s supreme commander, Syed Salahuddin, on an “important” assignment.
They were remanded to 10-day police custody by a court here on Friday.
The police are trying to ascertain whether Javed Ahmad Tantray and Ashiq Ali Butt had been sent to carry out a strike in the run-up to the Independence Day celebrations here on August 15.
Their interrogation so far revealed that Salahuddin and his deputy, Khalid Saifullah, met them separately at training camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir seven months ago and asked them to remain prepared for an important assignment. A fortnight later, another militant Shahid told them to sneak into India through Nepal. He also procured passports and visas for them….