New Delhi: The dreaded militant outfit, Islamic State, has threatened to start a war against India, report claimed on Wednesday.
According to an Indian Express report, ISIS released a manifesto stating the war will be expanded to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
The ISIS through its official publication has for the first time discussed the political scenario in India.
“A movement of Hindus is growing who kill Muslims who eat beef. The people who fund these organisations want to grow a huge following of Islam-haters who can turn into potential recruits for future wars in their countries,” Indian Express quoted the text.
The terrorist group's publication has also mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name and claims that the latter worships weapons and influencing people to fight against Muslim community.
In the recent past, many Indians were radicalised by ISIS who escaped to Syria and Iraq to join the group.
Moreover, the Indian government had recently revealed that ISIS is the latest challenge to India and its efforts to recruit youth from the country are on.
"Latest challenge of ours is of ISIS. Although we do not have that level of threat or presence as in Europe but we have to acknowledge that efforts for recruitment (by ISIS) are on," Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju had told reporters.
The ISIS top brass thinks that South Asian Muslims, including Indians, are inferior to Arab fighters in the conflict zone of Iraq and Syria.
(With PTI inputs)