Al-Qaeda declared war on Indian Army and planned to target Indian Army officers. They will mainly target those officers who have served in Kashmir state. The terrorist organization has also issued the code of conduct for the supporters and followers about targets, missions, do’s and don’t dos for the participants.
Al-Qaeda has shown special interest in the outfits working in Kashmir and issued a statement which tells “Officers are a greater priority than soldiers. The greater is the seniority, greater is our priority to kill him. Those officers of the military who have the blood of our Kashmiri brothers on their hands are our targets”. Maulana Asim Umar, the chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) referred in focus in the note, Maulana is the resident of Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh.
Indian Intelligence agencies are keeping eye on the movement of the organization in the country. The leader of terror outfit Sher-e-Kashmir, Zakir Musa is said to be a supporter of Al Qaeda, which means Al Qaeda has already entered in the country and it may have various sleeper cells around the country. The document refers to their intention of not attacking any Holy place of Hindu or any religion, they will only target security forces.