Taking the revenge of the martyrs in the Pulwama attack, the Indian Air Force on Tuesday (26 February 2019) entered into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and destroyed the places of Jaish-e-Mohammed. According to a statement given by the Foreign Secretary, this air strike has also destroyed Jaish's biggest terror hideout. As per the sources, more than 300 militants have died in this air strike.

India has assured that this attack was a non-military strike, in which only terrorist bases and terrorists have been attacked, there is no attack on any Pakistani citizen or army.

The Foreign Secretary made it clear that Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest terrorist base was destroyed. The operation which recently affected was being lead by Yusuf Azhar. He was also killed in the air strike. Let us know more about the terrorist group ‘Jaish-e-Mohammed’ and its Leader - Masood Azhar​

​​​​​​Jaish-e-Mohammad

Jaish-e-Mohammad is a Pakistan based terrorist group which is lead by Maulana Masood Azhar. The head of the Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist group has also been the General Secretary of Harkat-ul-Ansar. Jaish-e-Mohammad (Terrorist Group) was established in February 2000 by Maulana Masood Azhar, in Karachi, Pakistan.

The main objective of this terrorist group is to increase the incidents of violence in Kashmir and to carry out the terrorist acts in India. The set way of this group to cause harm is the suicide attack.

Jaish-e-Mohammed misleads the youth of Kashmir by sending radical ideas through the audio cassettes. This group includes many terrorists of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen and Harkat-ul-Ansar.

About Masood Azhar

Maulana Masood Azhar is the head of the organization Jaish-e-Mohammed. This is the same Maulana Masood Azhar, who was released 17 years ago by the Indian in the Kandahar aircraft hijack case in 1999.

On December 24, 1999, five armed terrorists hijacked Indian Airlines IC-814 with 178 passengers. The terrorists of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen asked the Indian government to release their three terrorists in exchange for the death of 178 passengers.

One of those three terrorists was Masood Azhar. In 1999, the Vajpayee government decided to release three terrorists including Masood Azhar to save the lives of the passengers. At that time Maulana Masood Azhar was a member of the terrorist organization Harkat-ul-Mujahideen. After the release, on 31 January 2000, Maulana Masood Azhar, in Karachi, Pakistan, stepped in the world of jihad with the launch of the Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist organization.

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