The development came to the fore on Wednesday night. Zishan, a resident of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand has several family members who are allegedly connected with terror based outfits.
Zakir Rashid Bhat, a breakaway Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander based in south Kashmir, has been appointed head of al-Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent’s new affiliate for the state, Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, the terrorist group’s media wing announced on Thursday.
“There are no inputs available to suggest a turf war between al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIS) in India,” Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said in reply to a written question.
According to a US official, Osama Bin Laden’s son will take over the top role in Al-Qaeda to avenge his father’s death.
The man had lost two previous appeals against deportation but human rights laws prevented his deportation to Algeria.
The strike comes after an American drone attack on Saturday killed two other presumed Al-Qaeda members in their vehicle in Marib province, east of the capital Sanaa.
The police named 17 accused in the chargesheet, involved in establishing al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent, out of which 12 are missing.
In a 14 minute unverified audio recording, Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, the successor of Osama bin Laden pledged allegiance with Taliban again.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Al-Nusra downed the plane, which it said was likely being flown by a Syrian air force pilot.
Troops and militia retook the central prison and deployed on main roads across the Mansura residential district after a three-hour gunbattle with the jihadists, the sources said.
The Nusra Front has thousands of battle-hardened, mostly Syrian fighters, and controls wide areas in Idlib and other areas around Syria.
Six shooters targeted hotels on a beach at Grand Bassam, a weekend retreat popular with westerners about 40 km east of the commercial capital Abidjan, before being killed in clashes with Ivorian security forces.
At least 17 suspected al-Qaeda members and two policemen have been killed in two days of clashes in Aden.
Pakistan began its operation to clear Taliban and Al-Qaeda strongholds in North Waziristan in 2014, and claims to have killed more than 3,750 militants since then.
Al Qaeda’s south Asia chief is Maulana Aasim Umar who has a message for Muslims in India