Vicky Nanjappa

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Why the incident at Gorakhpur Math fits the bill of a lone wolf attack driven by ISIS ideology

New Delhi, Apr 08: The attack at the Gorakhnath Math last week could be a case of a lone wolf attack. The Uttar Pradesh Police and the Anti Terrorism Squad who are probing the matter have prima facie learnt that Ahmed Murtaza Abbasi, an IIT Bombay graduate may have been self-radicalised with the help of Islamic State propaganda online.

While it appears that he was highly radicalised, he cited the anti-CAA protests to carry out the attack, an officer tells OneIndia.

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