ATS counsels 16-year-old Pune girl gearing up to join Islamic State in Syria

An Indian Muslim man holds a banner during a protest against ISIS, an Islamic State group, and Friday's Paris attacks, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Multiple attacks across Paris on Friday night have left more than one hundred dead and many more injured. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Pune (India) : The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) is counselling a 16-year-old girl from a “well-to-do Muslim family” in a Pune suburb after they found that she was preparing to go to Syria in 2017 and join the Islamic State (IS). ATS Assistant Commissioner of Police Bhanupratap Barge told The Indian Express that they are “de-radicalising the girl” with

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Islamic State threat to Mumbai: SIMI man under ATS scanner


Mumbai : With the Islamic State (ISIS) threat keeping the security establishment across India vigilant, the Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS) has zeroed-in on Abdus Subhan Qureshi as one of the key people who could provide logistics support to the terror group, if they decide to target Mumbai. Qureshi, an activist with the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) group

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