An United Nation (UN) report on terrorism has warned that Kerala and Karnataka may have a significant number of ISIS terrorists. It also pointed out that the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization in the Indian subcontinent is plotting an attack. It is believed that there are 150 to 200 terrorists from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar in this organization.
The 26th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team concerning ISIS, al-Qaida and associated individuals and entities, stated that al-Qaeda (AQIS) in the Indian subcontinent operates under the Taliban from Afghanistan’s Nimruz, Helmand and Kandahar provinces.
This report said that there are significant numbers of ISIL operatives in Kerala and Karnataka States and It has 180 to 200 members.
In May last year, the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, ISIL and Daesh) terrorist organization claimed to have established a new province in India. According to ISIS Amaq News Agency, the Arabic name of the new branch is “Wilayah of Hind” (India Province).