With Islamic State in overdrive mode particularly in South India, NIA sounds a high alert

New Delhi, Sep 18: The Islamic State is trying to further operations in the country. The recent chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency is a clear indicator of how dangerous the group is.

The ISIS had in fact scouted for land in the forests of South India to set up training camps and launch pads. In addition to this, the agency has also noticed an increase in online activity by the group.

The primary concern is still Kerala and the highest number of recruits are emerging from that state an officer told OneIndia on condition of anonymity. The NIA has so far investigated 37 cases of terror attacks, conspiracy and funding which have been inspired by the ISIS ideology.

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With Bhatkal module crackdown, NIA arrests 2 top ISIS terrorists

New Delhi, Aug 06: A top ranking Islamic State operative, was arrested along with another from Bhatkal, Karnataka. The two to be arrested are Jufri Jawhar Damudi and Ameen Zuhaib.

The arrests were carried out following a coordinated raid between the National Investigation Agency and Karnataka police.

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Malayali Christian who embraced Islam killed in Libya says Islamic State

New Delhi, June 07: The Indian intelligence agencies are verifying claims that an engineer from Kerala who joined the Islamic State had died in Libya. 

In an ISIS document titled Know your Martyrs, it is claimed that Abu Bakr Al-Hindi, a Christian by birth had embraced Islam while working in the Gulf. The document further claimed that he is the first ‘Istishhadi’ from India to be killed in Libya. ‘Istishhadi’ is a suicide bomber or martyr killed in an attack. Ads by 

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You are next: Islamic State warns Saudi Arabia

isis1Days after the Iran Parliament attack claimed by the Islamic State, the outfit had a stern message for Saudi Arabia as well. You are next, the IS said. SITE Intelligence group reported that , IS claimed responsibility and threatened more attacks against Iran’s majority Shi’ite population, seen by the hardline Sunni militants as heretics.

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Naxal terror only next to Taliban, Islamic State says US report

naxals-365_1322992412Naxal violence is ranked fourth in the world after the Taliban, Islamic State and the Boko Haram. Following the bloodbath at Chhattisgarh on Monday, the death toll of security personnel since 2004 has shot up to 1,914. Looking at the statistics, it is clear that Naxal violence has claimed more lives of security personnel in India when compared to other attacks in states such as Jammu and Kashmir.

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