U.S. Adds Syed Salahuddin, Emir of Hizbul Mujahideen to List of Wanted Global Terrorists

The U.S. Department of State added Syed Salahuddin, the emir (leader) of Hizbul Mujahideen in Pakistan to the list of wanted global terrorists.

The State specifically designated Salahuddin for his terror activities in Kashmir and also linked him as part jihadist alliance which wages war throughout Afghanistan and India.

Salahuddin, is also known as Mohammad Yusuf Shah and is the emir of Hizbul Mujahideen, a jihadist group with close ties to other Pakistani terror groups that focuses on fighting in Indian Jammu and Kashmir.

Hizbul Mujahideen also supports Al-Qaeda and other jihadist groups in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India

State designated Salahuddin as he vowed to block any peaceful attempt on Kashmir conflict. He threatened to train more Kashmiri suicide bombers, and subsequently turn the Kashmir valley into a graveyard for Indian security forces.

Salahuddin is also known to raise money for jihadist groups operating in South Asia.

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