Ultras ape Taliban, target Sufi leaders – India – DNA

This kind of thing has been going on increasingly frequently in the past decade. Flush with money and influence, these groups are doing the dirty work of Salafist forces which would like to have total control over the population. The moderating forces of Sufism work against that and so they are a target.

Published: Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012, 8:00 IST

By DNA Correspondent | Place: Jammu | Agency: DNA

Seemingly taking a cue from Pakistan’s Taliban notorious for attacking mosques and shrines, suspected militants in Kashmir are trying hard to flare up sectarian tension by increasingly attacking moderate Sunni Muslim leaders, who believe in Sufi saints and shrines.

More about this story via Ultras ape Taliban, target Sufi leaders – India – DNA.

 

This entry was posted in News. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s