Many reports claimed that Masood Azhar, the terrorist organization of Jaish-e-Mohammed, has died. According to sources, he was suffering from liver cancer and died on March 2 at Army Hospital in Islamabad. However We do not officially confirmed this news. Two days back, Pakistan claimed that Masood Azhar is alive and he is in Pakistan. It is being said that only after the permission of the Pakistani army official announcement of Masood's death will be announced.
However, Jaish-e-Mohammad or Pakistan has not confirmed Masood Azhar's death and did not give any information about him.
In a recent interview to CNN, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Mahmoud Qureshi had said, "As much as I know He is sick. He is so sick that he can not come out of the house. '
Foreign Minister claimed that Jaish-e-Mohammad did not take the responsibility of Pulwama terror attack. On the other hand Retired Colonel Ashish Khanna that may be Masood was injured in the air strikes and living in the same camp on which air strike is perfomed. And now after treatment he is died but Pakistan want to hide the truth.
Masood Azhar was India's most wanted terrorist. He is accused of conspiracy to commit terrorist attack on Pathankot airbase. Countries like the US, UK and France, including India, are constantly demanding that Masood Azhar should declare as a global terrorist by the United Nations Security Council . However, China remains obstructed in this way.
According to the NIA, Masood was involve in terror attack to target personnel and infrastructure on the base of Indian Air Force in Pathankot, Punjab. He is with iJaish-e-Mohammed terrorist group. This terrorist group took responsibility for the fidayeen attack on CRPF jawans in Pulwama on February 14 Masood Azhar was also involved in Pulwama attack in which more than 40 soldiers were killed. Jaish-e-Mohammad released a video and took responsibility for this attack.
In the United Nations Security Council (UN Security Council), the US, Britain and France have also proposed Masood to be declared a Global Terrorist, which is to be decided in the next 10 days.