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    Khorasan Group of ISIS attempted suicide attack in India last year but failed: US Official

    Published on November 6, 2019

    Director of the National Counterterrorism Center of the US, Russel Travers has said that the Khorasan group of the ISIS or the ISIS-K attempted a suicide attack in India last year but failed.

    Replying to a question from Indian-origin Senator Maggie Hassan,  Travers said, the outfit has attempted to inspire attacks outside of Afghanistan.

    Travers also said that al-Qaeda retains its long-standing ties to the Haqqani Network and other militant networks active in Afghanistan and Pakistan that frequently target US personnel.