Ilyas Kashmiri, the one-eyed rabid anti-India leader of a Pakistan-based terror group, is suspected by counter-terrorism officials to be fast emerging as a new international jihadist plotter, planning strikes in Europe and U.S. Considered the “world's most wanted man” by counter terrorism organisations across three continents, the 40-year-old Kashmiri, is seen as a terror successor to Osama Bin Laden, CNN reported quoting top U.S. intelligence officials.

The U.S. TV network said the bearded man, who sports aviator style dark glasses, is now masterminding Mumbai style attacks in Europe and U.S., and threat of these attacks has not subsided despite leakages of the plot, CNN reported.Kashmiri brands India as his enemy number one and his group Harkat-ul-Jehad-Islami was suspected to be behind bombing of a popular bakery in Pune in 2009. — PTI