Vicky Nanjappa

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Islamic State terrorists in Pakistan pledge support to new Caliph, are radicals in India next?

Like his predecessor, Al-Hassan too has used al-Qurashi in his surname. Quash was the tribe of Prophet Mohammad and the Islamic State wants to portray these persons as the real leaders of the Muslim world

New Delhi, Dec 09: A week back the Islamic State announced the death of its leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi. With this the the terrorist group announced the Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi or what they would call the Caliph. Just to make a note, the Islamic State’s current and previous leader have added al-Qurashi to their surnames, which is not their real name. ‘Qurash’ was the tribe of Prophet Mohammad and the Islamic State adds this world to portray them as the leaders of the Muslim world.

It was on expected lines that the Islamic State fighters and followers in Pakistan owed allegiance to the new chief. On December 16, the Islamic State had released photographs of 14 Islamic State fighters in Pakistan armed with rifles, RPGs. They were seen performing the bay’ah, in front of an Islamic State banner.

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