Al-Qaeda has announced their Indian branch in the sub continent believing it to spread Islamic rule and raise the flag of jiahd in the place. Leader of the millenarian group, Ayman al-Zawahiri has announced the formation with a video which was spotted in online jihadits forums b the SITE terrorism monitoring group.
The group which is active in Afghanistan and Pakistan are believed to be in a hideout, with the video they said that they would take the fight to India, Myanmar and Bangladesh. The group has been fighting for a single caliphate in Muslim lands.
The militants which is known for their violent nature was formed by Osama bin Laden who was killed in US commandos while staying in a hideout. Although the group was dormant after the leader’s death, they have now become active and are now known by the name of Islamic State who are currently fighting in Iraq and Syria.
“It is an entity that was formed to promulgate the call of the reviving imam, Sheikh Osama bin Laden, may Allah have mercy upon him,” Zawahiri said.