Terror legacy: Indian Mujahideen’s dead but its Darbhanga module remains active in other groups

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The Indian Mujahideen orchestrated some of the worst attacks from this module. Not just for the terror groups, this place has become a safe haven for illegal immigrants from Bangladesh too

New Delhi, July 29: A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at Shakarpur village in Darbhanga, Bihar in connection with the Phulwari Sharif terror case.

This particular case has links with the Popular Front of India (PFI). Earlier the NIA had carried out searches in Jamia Nagar Niswa, Purvi Champaran and a teacher identified as Asghar Ali was arrested.

Darbhanga has been a favourite spot for several terror groups, be it the Students Islamic Movement of India or the Indian Mujahideen. During the days of the Indian Mujahideen, the agencies had found it extremely hard to penetrate this area as these terror groups had plenty of local support.

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