Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, killed in a US strike in Afghanistan over the weekend, had for years tried to get into Kashmir with little or no success. Nonetheless, his terror outfit has persistently threatened India, together with as soon as this 12 months.
Al Zawahiri has previously drawn parallels between Kashmir and Palestine, and has additionally criticised Islamic nations like Saudi Arabia for supporting India.
The Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind was shaped in 2017 in Kashmir however was completed after the terrorist Zakir Musa was eradicated.
In 2014, Al Zawahiri issued his first assertion on India, talking about Islamic unity.
In April this 12 months, he issued a press release after the hijab controversy.
In June, he issued this assertion threatening assaults on Delhi, Mumbai, and Uttar Pradesh with suicide bombers.