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Kerala youth, suspected to have joined ISIS, dead; parents informed through text message

Another missing youth from Kerala, suspected to have joined the Islamic State group, has died recently. According to sources, the youth's parents received a message about his death on Monday night.


By   |  Updated On : August 01, 2017 08:05 AM
Kerala youth, suspected to have joined ISIS, dead; parents informed through text message (Representative Image)

Kerala youth, suspected to have joined ISIS, dead; parents informed through text message (Representative Image)

New Delhi :  

Another missing youth from Kerala, suspected to have joined the Islamic State group, has died recently. According to sources, the youth's parents received a message about his death on Monday night. The victim belonged to Kerala's Kasargod.

The source of the message or reason of death is not clear yet. This is the third such case where an Indian youth was killed fighting for ISIS. 

Earlier in April, one such other man was reported killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan.

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Murshid Muhammed, a native of Padna in this district, was killed in a drone attack in Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, said a social activist claimed.

The youth who was killed recently and Murshid was among the 21 persons from the state, who reportedly went missing after travelling to the Middle East last year and were suspected to have joined the terrorist organisation in Syria.

In February, another youth T K Hafeesudeen(24), also from Padna, was killed in a drone attack in Afghanistan.

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First Published: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 08:00 AM


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