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Islamic State module Al-Hind planned to build province in south Indian states

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According to a National Intelligence Agency charge sheet, Al-Hind, a module of Islamic State operating in south India, planned to establish ISIS Daishwilayah (province) inside the jungles of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala in late 2019. NIA arrested 17 members of the module between December 2019, and January 2020. Bengaluru-based Mehboob Pasha and Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu)-based Khaja Moideen led the 20-member module.