November 2001 News

Osama''s J&K links

22 November 2001
The Pioneer

Washington DC: Documents left behind by Taliban and Osama bin Laden''s Al-Qaeda network in Kabul describe the kind of training terrorist recruits from Kashmir received in the camps in Afghanistan. One document says Al-qaeda ''is doing military education and introduction to different kinds of weapons for the supporters of Afghanistan, and also military training to recruits from different countries.'' The text in several notebooks shows how Al-Qaeda instructed recruits in various types of weapons and bombs, beginning with assault rifles and ending with instructions for making explosives, The Washington Post said. Most revealing from the hundreds of papers, said the post, was the extent to which Afghanistan had become the base for a global network of radical Islamic groups.


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