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After Indian Mujahideen, Bhatkal now becomes new recruiting ground for Islamic State

Once known in intelligence circles as the breeding ground of the homegrown Indian Mujahideen (IM) terror outfit, Karnataka`s small coastal town of Bhatkal, a tourist destination with a lot of history, is unfortunately now being seen in the security establishment to be emerging as a possible incubator of the Islamic State`s Indian terror module after a string of arrests from the town and nearby areas in the southern state.