IS Khorasan Chief Mawlawi Abdullah Arrested in Afghanistan; Linked to Pakistan's Haqqani Network, Plotted Kabul Gurdwara Attack

Kabul, April 4: Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) chief Mawlawi Abdullah aka Aslam Farooq was arrested in Afghanistan, the country's intelligence agency confirmed on Saturday. The dreaded terrorist is charged of plotting the terror attack at Kabul's prominent gurudwara that left 27 Sikhs dead. Farooq is also accused of being linked to the Pakistan's deep state, including the Inter-State Intelligence (ISI).

Also Read | Mayank Agarwal, Team India Fielding Coach R Sridhar Give Major Gym Fitness Goals While Sitting at Home (Watch Video)

Sources linked to Afghan Intel Agency National Directorate of Security (NDS) confirmed the arrest of Farooq. An internal statement has been issued by the intel body, informing the Ashraf Ghani government of his links to the Pakistan-based Haqqani Network and Lashkar-e-Taiba. The two terror outfits are accused of executing insurgent attacks in Afghanistan and India, respectively.

Update by ANI

Also Read | Pakistan Doctor, Who Supported ISIS And Wanted to Carry Out Lone Wolf Attacks, Arrested in US


Popular posts from this blog

How a cyber attack hampered Hong Kong protesters

‘Not Hospital, Al-Shifa is Hamas Hideout & HQ in Gaza’: Israel Releases ‘Terrorists’ Confessions’ | Exclusive

Former FARC guerrilla, Colombian cop pose naked together to promote peace deal