Asim Umar, al-Qaeda terrorist from India who had no digital footprint

Asim Umar, al-Qaeda terrorist from India who had no digital footprint

India Today

Born Sana-ul Haque, Asim Umar was possibly the highest ranked terrorist with Indian roots. He was the chief of al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), a terror outfit that al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri had formed in September 2014 to take jihadi terrorism to India, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Sana-ul Haque aka Asim Umar was the chief of the AQIS since its inception five years go. He was among the top leaders of al-Qaeda and was killed in a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban hideout in Musa Qala district of Helmand province of Afghanistan. He was killed on September 23, according to the Afghan national directorate of security.

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