In Kashmir, Indian police killed Suhail Afzal, the head of the Hizbul
Mujaheedin terrorist organization. Afzal was the most wanted terrorist in
27, 2006: For the third time this month, a cleric in the Pakistani tribal areas
was killed, after being accused of "spying for the Americans." The
body of the cleric was found in North Waziristan. These killings are
believed related to tribal and clerical politics, more than with U.S. espionage
efforts (which are real enough, but probably involve more low profile
25, 2006: In Kashmir, several clashes left seven security troops and one rebel
dead. The Indians were out in the forests searching for rebel camps.
23, 2006: In Kashmir, four Islamic terrorist groups made a joint announcement
threatening any Moslem men who joined the security forces or the army. More
Kashmiris have been doing just that, and defying terrorist threats to attack
22, 2006: Pakistan, responding to American complaints that Taliban were moving
about freely in Baluchistan (southwest Pakistan), raided the capital (Quetta)
of the province, and surrounding area, arresting 47 suspected Taliban. In
India's capital, police arrested two Moslems from Kashmir, who were carrying
three pounds of explosives and timers.
20, 2006: In eastern India, a bomb went off in a train, killing 11 and wounding
over sixty. Tribal separatists are suspected.