India capable of tackling ISIS threat: Singh

NEW DELHI: The Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the security agencies were capable of dealing with any threat posed by the ISIS group.

“We have the capacity to meet any threat. We will face it,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a function here.

The Home Minister’s comments came when asked about the ISIS threat in the country.

Last week, 14 youths were arrested by the NIA and other security agencies after they allegedly formed a module on the pattern of dreaded ISIS to carry out strikes at vital installations.

According to Indian intelligence agencies, a total of 23 Indians have so far joined the ISIS of which six were reportedly killed in different incidents in Iraq-Syria.

 

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