Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has arrested a suicide bomber from the Islamic State terror group, informed officials on August 22. Reportedly, the terrorist was plotting an attack in India. The suicide bomber was planning to blow himself up against one of India’s leading politicians. The man was reportedly recruited by IS in Turkey, as a suicide bomber. Further details on the matter are awaited.
In Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, four army soldiers died in a suicide blast at a military convoy in the Mir Ali area, on August 9. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), intelligence agencies are on a lookout to identify the suicide bomber, his handlers and facilitators. Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif expressed his grief over the incident, and assured to eliminate terrorism from the country.