Terrorist Cell Shocks India

An accidental blast in a remote West Bengal village has inadvertently uncovered a growing network of Bangladesh-based Islamists in eastern India with international jihadi ties. The episode has shocked the India government as the terrorists were understood to be working to establish sharia law in several eastern states including West Bengal and Assam. The force behind the movement is a fundamentalist group named Jammat–ul Mujahiddin Bangladesh, known by its initials JMB, which was formed in Bangladesh more than a decade ago.

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