Jamiat ul-Mujahedin (JuM)

JuM is a small pro-Pakistan militant group formed in Indian-controlled Kashmir in 1990. Followers are mostly Kashmiris, but include some Pakistanis.VideoVideo: 2010 The Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen (JUM) was the first breakaway faction of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) that emerged out of a personality clash between Master Ahsan Dar, the then Chief of the outfit and Hilal Ahmed Mir. Mir, who used the code-name Nasirul Islam opposed the move to transform the Hizb into Jamaat-e-Islami's armed wing. It was formed in 1990 with Sheikh Abdul Basit as its Chief. Its followers are mostly Kashmiris from the Ahle Sunnat (Deoband) school.  The JUM is organised along military lines and a political Amir heads the organisation. It has a commander-in-chief and a vice commander-in-chief who commands four divisional commanders who in turn command the various district commanders and area commanders. According to recent news reports, Engineer Mohammed Salah is said to be the Chief Commander of the outfit while…

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