new Delhi: Reports of terrorist attacks in Afghanistan are heard on the day itself. A report by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has revealed how Pakistani terrorists are leading terrorist groups like the Islamic State and Al Qaeda in South Asia. The nefarious face of Pakistan is once again exposed.
It has been reported in the report that 6,000-6,500 Pakistani terrorists are active in neighboring Afghanistan and are spreading terror. Most of these terrorists are related to ‘Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’ which are a big threat to Afghanistan. The report states that Al-Qaeda (AQIS) in the Indian subcontinent operates from the Nimruz, Helmand and Kandahar provinces of Afghanistan under the Taliban.
The report submitted by the 1267 Monitoring Committee of the UNSC stated that the current and former heads of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province (of ISIL) – Aslam Farooqui and Zia ul-Haq are Pakistani nationals. Osama Mahmood was born in Pakistan, who is currently the leader of Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).
According to the report, the purpose of the terrorist organization is to draw even those Taliban fighters who oppose the agreement with America. The monitoring team was also informed that ISIL-K also works with supporters networks in Maldives. The organization claimed its first attack in the Maldives on April 15, 2020, in which five government boats were targeted.
According to the report submitted by UNSC’s 1267 Monitoring Committee, some terrorists of terrorist organizations operating in Afghanistan are associated with ISIL-K. The number of ISIL-K members in Afghanistan is 2,200. Its leader is Sheikh Matiullah Kamahwal, who was formerly the kingpin of ISIL-K in Kunar. Apart from this, Syrian citizens Abu Saeed Mohammed Al Khurasani and Sheikh Abdul Tahir also hold top positions. According to the member nations, Al Qaeda is secretly active in 12 Afghan provinces and its leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has roots in the country.