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.
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