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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Anti-Terror Squad on High Alert After Indian-Born al-Qaeda Leader’s Death

The Anti-Terror Squad of the Uttar Pradesh Police (UP ATS) has been put on high alert after the death of India-born chief of al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).

AQIS chief Asim Umar was killed in a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban hideout in Musa Qala district of Helmand province of Afghanistan last month. According to reports, Asim Umar was born as Sana-ul Haque in the Sambhal area of the Uttar Pradesh and had left India in the mid 90s.

Talking to India Today, UP Director-General of Police OP Singh said that the ATS is keeping a close eye on al-Qaeda’s network in Uttar Pradesh.

Read more at India Today

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