New Delhi: Leader of the Kerala module of Islamic State group, Rashid Abdulla, is believed to have been killed in Afghanistan more than a month ago. A message sent by an unidentified IS operative from Khorasan province of Afghanistan through Telegram app says that Abdulla was killed in ‘random bombing’ by US forces.
The message was an answer to a question about the end result for Abdulla, who was dynamic via social networking media in spreading, IS philosophy. The Telegram account of Abdulla, who belonged to Kasaragod of Kerala, was quiet for over two months. "He is no more" was the brief answer given by the IS framework, who didn't distinguish himself.
Abdulla was the pioneer of the 21 individuals from Kerala who moved to the IS fortress in Afghanistan in May-June 2016 alongside his significant other Ayesha alias Sonia was also in the group that went from India by means of UAE and Tehran to reach Afghanistan.
A representative of Peace International School set up by Salafi minister MM Akbar, Abdulla was drawn towards IS belief system around 2014. An engineering graduate, Abdulla was the leader of the division of 'Other Cognitive Area' at the school. His partners at the Peace School had expressed that Abdulla was influenced essentially through IS propaganda material accessible on the web.