Islamic State Announces ‘Pakistan Province’

Voice of America News reports: “The Islamic State group says it has established a ‘province’ in Pakistan, days after the terrorist organization used the name ‘Hind Province’ for an attack it claimed in the India-ruled portion of the disputed Kashmir region.

Both of the divisions formerly fell under the ‘Khorasan Province’ or ISKP — the name the Middle East-based terrorist group uses for its regional operations launched in early 2015 from bases in the border region of Afghanistan — according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadist threats.

The ‘Islamic State Pakistan Province,’ in communiques issued via its global propaganda mouthpiece Amaq News Agency, took credit for killing a Pakistani police officer this week in Mastung, and it reported shooting at a gathering of militants linked to the outlawed Pakistani Taliban militant group in Quetta…”

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