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Indian police uncovered a plot, but Sri Lanka didn't act

Apr 27, 2019 - Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - While monitoring the usual channels, Indian police stumbled upon something extraordinary: a detailed plot for what would become the bloodiest attack linked to the Islamic State group in South Asia.

Police were investigating suspected sympathizers of the withered caliphate in southern India when a name they had no record of surfaced - National Towheed Jamaat, the Sri Lankan IS-backed militant organization that authorities say conducted the coordinated Easter Sunday...