According to the United Nations report on terrorism, there seems to be a significant threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists in states of Kerala and Karnataka.
The report has warned the Indian state of possible attacks in the future by the al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) that has over 150-200 terrorists from countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. The attack is supposed to avenge the death of their leader Asim Umar who hailed from Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh. Umar was killed last September by the US-Afghan forces.
The 26th report of the United Nations Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring team is close to the report filed by the National Investigation Agency last moth where it charge-sheeted 17 accused in the Bengaluru ISIS module case. The NIA had said that the accused hail from Kerala and Karnataka. The group ‘Al-Hind’ is planning to execute several terror strikes in South India. The official source said,
“The Bengaluru ISIS module is reportedly inspired by the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) or IS-K, which has a presence in Central and South Asia.”
Islamic State Asks Followers To Be Corona Carriers
As India tries to grapple with the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Islamic State online publication has asked its supporters to use pandemic to attack India.
The Islamic State, in its attempt to push its anti-India propaganda, has used its ‘Voice of Hind’ and has asked its supporters to act as COVID-19 carriers to attack Indians in the midst of the pandemic. As per a report in India Today TV which has accessed two editions of the magazine which were issued during the lockdown in India. The 17-page lockdown special edition of the magazine, they encouraged violence and asked them to kill as many kuffars. It said,
“Keep yourselves armed at all times to never miss a chance to kill as many kuffars as you can. Keep chains, ropes, and wires ready to choke them or beat them to death. Tools like scissors and hammers can come in useful to kill the kuffar.”
Source: Indian Express