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12 youths involved in ISIS flag raising identified

PTI 18 Jun 2015, 18:16:11 IST
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New Delhi:  As many as 12 youths have been identified by security agencies for allegedly raising the flag of Middle-East terror group ISIS in Jammu and Kashmir in the recent past.

"The 12 youths were behind almost all incidents where ISIS flags were raised in Kashmir. We are keeping a close eye on all of them," a senior official said.

The youths were identified on the basis of intelligence inputs, footage of CCTV cameras, still and video photographs.

"Action against the youths is being initiated," the official said.

There have been more than a dozen incidents of ISIS flag raising in Kashmir valley in recent months.

ISIS is a banned organisation in the country. The group has taken over a large part of Iraq and Syria and known for its brutality towards its hostages.