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Security agencies don't rule out ISIS' attempts to create base in Kashmir

Notes, net chats between handlers from Syria and Iraq and Kashmir youth have grown in 6 months

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Security agencies are not ruling out the possibility of the banned ISIS trying to create a base in the Kashmir Valley, noting that internet chats and establishing of contacts with possible handlers in Syria and Iraq by some youths have grown in the last six months. Officials in the security establishment, who are not authorised to speak to the media, said on condition of anonymity that there have been small pockets in the Valley from where some youths are trying to get in touch with one or more handlers in Syria and Iraq. Last month, two masked gunmen appeared at the grave of a Hizbul ...

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First Published: Sun, May 07 2017. 17:29 IST
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