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Detailed look at Masood Azhar's terror attacks in the world

Details of the acts of violence orchestrated by Masood Azhar from within Pakistan.

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Updated: Mar 02, 2019, 08.14 AM IST
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India has once again shared information and intelligence on Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar with the United Nations Security Council in an attempt to get him designated as a global terrorist.

While the government is gathering more information about the Pulwama terror attack mastermind, here is a detailed look at the man behind one of the most active terror organisations in the world and the acts of violence orchestrated by him from within Pakistan.
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Current Status
Believed to be suffering from renal failure, under treatment at the Army Hospital in Rawalpindi

Early Days of Azhar
1979-1990: Took part in the Soviet–Afghan War, was injured in battle. Assigned to Harkat ul-Ansar’s department of motivation

1990s: Appointed general secretary of Harkat ul-Ansar, preached in Saudi Arabia, Zambia, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia

1993: Went to the UK, made contacts with operatives that remained active over the next two decades

December 31, 1999: Was released from Indian jail after the IC-814 hijacking; this was the third attempt to get him released; the first two being kidnappings of European nationals in Kashmir
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