Audio clip of ISIS threatening to attack Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram has cops on high alert
The Islamic State (ISIS) recently released an audio clip in Malayalam where they have threatened a Las Vegas-type terror attack on crowds thronging Indian festival events such as the Kumbh Mela and Thrissur Pooram.
The male voice in the audio clip also quoted verses from the Quran as it warned of a terror attack in India. It is believed to be the 50th such clip from Daulatul Islam – a regional IS outfit.
The male voice in the clip also made clear references to the Las Vegas shooting where several innocent people were killed at a music concert. Incidentally, while the Islamic State had claimed responsibility in the attack, the FBI and CIA ruled out their role, saying that the shooter was working alone.
“You use your intellect. Poison them in food. Use trucks. Drive over them at Thirssur Pooram or at Maha Kumbh Mela. IS Mujahideen are doing it in several parts of the world. In Las Vegas, one of our supporters killed many people at a music concert. At least you should try to derail a train. Or use a knife,” the male voice in the clip said.
The male voice in the audio clip is believed to be of Rashid Abdullah …read more