Kabul, Jul 3: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan that killed at least 19 people, mostly Sikhs and Hindus. The bomber targeted a delegation from the minority communities as it was travelling to the governor’s residence in the eastern city of Jalalabad yesterday for a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani.
Four persons from Kerala who had joined the Islamic State have been reportedly killed. A family of three and another person from Kasaragod had reportedly joined the ISIS.
The arrest, counselling and re-arrest of a Pune based girl believed to be part of the Islamic State is yet another horrific reminded that trying to bring them to the mainstream does not work always.
The Intelligence Bureau has alerted the security forces in Gujarat of a possible lone wolf attack. Road shows of prominent leaders could be a potential target by Islamic State inspired, lone wolves, the IB report states.
The National Investigation Agency has found a large conspiracy in the Kerala love jihad case. It has been found that Shafin Jahan whose marriage with Hadiya was annulled by the Kerala High Court was in touch with two chargesheeted operatives of the Islamic State.
Kerala’s tryst with the Islamic State appears to be never ending. The police have now confirmed that 6 more persons from the state have joined the ISIS and could possibly be at Afghanistan. Now the official toll of those who have joined the ISIS in Afghanistan is 28.
An Indian doctor who featured in an Islamic State video has left security agencies puzzled. The ISIS had released a 15.28 minute video in which it speaks about the health services that the group is offering.
Days 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.
The National Investigation Agency has secured its first conviction in an Islamic State related case. A Delhi court has convicted and sentenced to seven years two persons on charges of criminal conspiracy.
Three Islamic State-inspired operatives have been arrested from Bijnor, Jalandhar and Mumbai. The operation was a joint one carried out by police forces of five states. The operation was led by the Delhi police.