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Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent claims attacks on Pakistani ships were more audacious than reportedAl Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the newest branch of al Qaeda's international network, has released a nine-page statement giving its version of the attacks on two Pakistani frigates on Sept. 6. AQIS claims that all of the operatives, except one, were "serving officers in the Pakistani Navy."
Authorities have remanded into custody wanted terrorist Syed Kirmani, following his arrest on arrival in Hyderabad from an unidentified Gulf country on May 5; he is suspected of involvement in the 2003 'ISI conspiracy' violence. Kirmani and his associate, Maulana Abdul Qavi, who was arrested in March, are allegedly linked to the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence.
Nine Muslims, including six women and children, were found shot dead in a suspected sectarian attack in Assam; 20 people have been arrested. The army repelled an infiltration attack along the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. Security sources say Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate is trying to establish a base in Sri Lanka; a suspected ISI agent was arrested in Chennai earlier this week.
Two bombs detonated in two coaches of the Bangalore-Guwhati Express as it was stopped at the Central station in Chennai, killing a passenger and injuring 14 others. No group has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but security officials have been monitoring the Islamist terror group Indian Mujahideen more closely in recent weeks.
Police claim to have arrested four members of the Indian Mujahideen, including Pakistani bomb expert Zia Ur Rehman a.k.a. Waqas, in Rajasthan. The group was allegedly planning a "spectacular terror attack" in India, and a large quantity of explosives was seized. The Indian Mujahideen was listed as a terrorist group by the US in 2011 for its ties with the Lashkar-e-Taiba and other Pakistan-based outfits.