Vicky Nanjappa

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How local & international modules of Islamic State coordinate for big-ticket hits in India

The probe by Russia’s Federal Security Service has revealed that Mashrabkon Azamov, the suicide bomber, was not the only one trained for a hit job in India. There was another bomber of the IS from Kyrgyzstan who trained to target India.

New Delhi, Aug 27: The arrest of an Islamic State terrorist in Russia has been an awakener for the Indian security agencies. It is now confirmed that there is an international network of the Islamic State which has made India its primary focus.

The Intelligence community has learnt that the networks of the Islamic State have been recruiting people internationally in the name of blasphemy.

The radicalisation is happening on the cyber-space, explained an Intelligence Bureau official to OneIndia. In the Russia case, it was found that the terrorist was recruited and radicalised on messaging app Telegram. The content is already out there in large numbers and the international Intelligence community needs to work collectively to take down such content and clean up the web of such radical material.

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