Hizbul’s Video Threat To Jammu And Kashmir Security Men

Lance Naik Mukhtar Ahmad Malik was killed by terrorists at his home in south Kashmir’s Kulgam.


A day after an Army jawan was shot dead by Hizbul Mujahideen, the terror group has threatened security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir to either resign or get ready to be killed. The threat came through a video in which a man, possibly a local commander, can be heard speaking in Kashmiri language. As a collage of images of Jammu and Kashmir police plays, the voice asks the personnel – paramilitary or local police — to submit their resignations within four days.

“Upload your resignations on the internet or face the consequences,” the local head of Umar Majeed group, an offshoot of Hizbul Mujahideen, is heard saying.

NDTV can’t verify the authenticity of the video.

Security officials say that posters carrying threats have also come up in many villages. “The threat issued through small videos and posters doesn’t appear to be very serious, but definitely has potential to cause serious concerns,” a senior Home Ministry official told NDTV.

According to the official, these videos have gone viral in the last 12 hours and the ministry is worried about the repercussions.

Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh, who refused to comment on the threat, said they are taking required steps.

A territorial Army soldier, who had returned home in south Kashmir’s Kulgam for his son’s funeral, was killed by terrorists on Monday. The gunmen barged into his home in Shurat village and shot…

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