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October 19, 2018

October 18, 2018:Terror at the gate or inside in India: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists waiting to launch attacks

SITUATION According to India’s Multi-Agency Coordination Centre intelligence (MAC) there has been a report, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)- an Islamic militant organization based in Pakistan is determined to launch attacks in India to disrupt festival seasons that just started today with Dusshera or Vijaya Dashmi and lasts till Diwali – one of the biggest Hindu festivals. The state’s latest intelligence reports suggest that at least four groups of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists are inside Jammu and Kashmir or are waiting to enter. LeT has reportedly been supported by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) since the early 1990s as one of many paramilitary groups used...

 

October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018:Marbella Ibarra: Mexican women’s football pioneer was tortured and killed

SITUATION According to the state’s attorney, Marbella ‘Mar’ Ibarra was found dead in El Rosarito, Baja California this Monday. 44-year-old Ms. Ibarra was one of the foremost promoters of women’s soccer in Mexico. She was the founder of Mexico's first professional women's football team. The woman had been reported missing by relatives on September 19th, nearly a month before she was found dead. Ms. Ibarra's body was found near a beach resort south of the border city of Tijuana. The body showed signs of torture and was found wrapped in plastic sheeting covered in a blanket. Besides, according to reports,...

 

October 18, 2018

October 17, 2018:Tactics of Boko Haram Faction Raised New Fears with Midwives Murders

SITUATION In Northern Africa IS (the Islamic State) group rekindled new fears by murdering two Muslim midwives. Saifura Ahmed Khorsa, who was shot dead in September, and a month later a 24 year old Hauwa Liman, was also murdered. They both worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) when they were kidnapped along with another female aid worker from the town of Rann in March. Behind the abduction were fighters from a Boko Haram faction loyal to IS, who are well-known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). Local journalists who have seen the two videos...

 

October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018: UK police arrest eight people in trafficking probe with ties to Romania

SITUATION According to UK police, they have arrested eight people in connection with a suspected international human trafficking ring in London with ties to Romania.  Police official said the Modern Slavery and Kidnap Unit personnel detained five men and three women, aged between 26 and 50 in East London on Tuesday.  Arrested suspects are being interrogated. During the raid at four different UK locations, 33 potential victims of human trafficking including five minors were recovered and transferred to a safe location. On the other hand, Romanian police arrested three men and one woman suspected of being part of an international human trafficking gang....

 

October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018:Crimea shooting and bomb attack at college: 18 killed and dozens more wounded

SITUATION Russian authorities claimed that at least 18 people at a college in Crimea have been killed and nearly 50 others were injured. Many of the victims are teenagers. Moreover, officials confirmed that a bomb-and-gun attack was carried out by one of the students who killed himself after the assault. The attack happened in Kerch, where Russia has built a bridge between Russian-annexed Crimea and Russia. News of the bloodbath unfolded quickly and chaotically. According to initial reports, it was a gas blast. But later authorities claimed that it was a bomb attack and that they were treating it as...