Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Dunaja was reportedly seen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwana district on Sunday. Abu Dujana attended the protest rally held by separatists in Kareemabad. Thousands have gathered in Karimabad to pay tributes to the militants and civilians killed recently in Kashmir valley.
Dujana who was recently appointed as the Chief of the Lashkar-e-Taiba in Jammu and Kashmir had been spotted at a funeral of another terrorist in the month of March. Over there he had called upon the locals to take the fight against the Indian army. “Lift up your guns and fight against the Indian army,” he said before a crowd.
Police refused to confirm the man’s identity but unconfirmed reports said many militants of the Hizbul mujahideen were also spotted at the rally in Pulwama district. Pakistani flags were waved and pro-militant slogans were allegedly raised at the rally.
“We are looking into the matter,” an official said.
Dujana, who has been heading the outfit in the Valley after LeT commander Qasim was killed, is the mastermind behind several attacks. These include the fidayeen attack on a CRPF convoy at Pampore and a similar attack at Entrepreneurship Development Institute.
Meanwhile, the curfew and the shutdown called by separatists crippled the Valley. At several places, protesters defied the restrictions and hit the streets. Five persons were injured when security forces fired pellets at Imamsahib village in Shopian.