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Indian woman arrested before joining militants in Afghanistan

Jihadi-Indian-womanKABUL: An Indian woman was arrested before she manage to join the militant groups in Afghanistan where hundreds of foreign insurgents are fighting under different militant groups.

According to the local media reports in India, the 28-year-old woman was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi along with her 5-year-old son.

The reports further added that the woman was looking to board a flight to Kabul but was identified and arrested before she manage to leave the country.

The woman has been identified as Yasmeen Muhammed but it is yet not clear for which group the woman was looking to work for.

Sources in India have said the Yasmeen was looking to join another Indian man from Kerala who is believed to be fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in Afghanistan.

The 21-year-old man went missing last month and is believed to have joined the ISIS loyalists in Afghanistan.

This comes as ISIS loyalists are attempting to expand foothold in Afghanistan as they have managed to consolidate operations with the main group in Iraq and Syria.

The commander of the US forces in Afghanistan earlier said the majority of ISIS fighters are the former Pakistani militants.

However the local officials in Nangarhar earlier said militants from the neighboring Tajikistan as well as other nations including Arab nations and Chechnya are also fighting in the country. -KP


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