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Kashmir-born Aijaz Ahmad Ahanger declared individual terrorist

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New Delhi: A Kashmir-born dreaded terrorist, who has contacts with al-Qaeda and other global terrorist groups and is engaged in restarting the Islamic State (IS) in India, was on Wednesday declared as an individual terrorist by the government.

Aijaz Ahmad Ahanger alias Abu Usman Al-Kashmiri, currently based in Afghanistan, is one of the chief recruiters of Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK).

He has been designated as the individual terrorist under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, the Union Home Ministry declared through a notification.