In eastern India, some 200 Maoist rebels attacked a
village, killing twenty local defense volunteers (civilians who provide security
against such attacks). The Maoists are trying to terrorize the villagers into
not cooperating with the government, and continuing to support the Maoists. This
is the first time the Indian Maoists have used such mass murder tactics.
In Bangladesh, police discovered two of the workshops used to
manufacture the hundreds of low power bombs set off throughout the country on
August 17th. The workshops were found in the capital, and were operated by the
Islamic radical Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). Dozens of members of the
JMB have been arrested over the past few weeks.
September 12, 2005: In
Pakistan's Waziristan region, Islamic radicals killed three local men they
believed were American spies. Elsewhere in the region, police arrested seven
suspected Islamic radicals. The army believes there are at least a hundred
foreign Islamic radicals in Waziristan.
September 10, 2005: In the
Pakistani city of Karachi, terrorist explosives brought down a 160 foot
electricity transmission tower, depriving large parts of the city of
September 8, 2005: In the Pakistani city of Karachi, bombs
went off in two American fast food outlets, injuring several people. Such
outlets have been attacked in the past, usually by Islamic radicals protesting
such foreign influences.
Indian police in Kashmir, acting on tips, arrested six