ISIS recruits 300 Indians, trains them in Pak, Syria: NIA dossier

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NIA dossier: ISIS recruit 300 Indians
Bangalore, Aug 30: While the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continues to instill fear in people in Iraq, a National Investigation Agency dossier reveals that more than 300 Indian youth have been recruited by the ISIS and Pakistan based Tehreek-e-Taliban.

According to a report by Times Now, the dossier mentions that many youth are being recruited from Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra and are being trained in Pakistan, Syria and Iraq.

Report also suggest that the youth, who are recruited, may carry out massive attacks across the country.

300 Indians have been recruited by ISIS

However this is not the first time that Indians are being recruited by the ISIS. Few weeks back, when ISIS was carrying out attacks across Iraq, some Muslim youths were taken into custody from Tamil Nadu for wearing ISIS t-shirts, supporting the terror group.

Read more:  Tamil Nadu: Youth wearing t-shirt with ISIS symbol held

There were also reports of four youths from Maharashtra who are believed to have left for Iraq to join the ISIS. They apparently left their homes saying that they  were going on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Karbala in Iraq.

It is believed that there are many other Muslim youth who have joined ISIS to fight against the Iraqi government.

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