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IS group has downed several warplanes in different parts of the country since April 2016

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(Representational Image) A man walks on the wreckage of a plane that crashed southeast of Damascus, Syria in this still image taken from video said to be shot April 22, 2016. Image source: english.alarabiya.net
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The Islamic State (IS) group downed a Syrian war jet in the country’s Deir al-Zour province on Thursday, July 14, capturing and crucifying the pilot, a monitor group reported.

The terror group shot down the aircraft near the airbase of Deir al-Zour, which the group has for long been trying to capture from the Syrian government forces, Xinhua news agency cited the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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After downing the plane, the IS militants hanged the pilot on a cross, and crucified him, the UK-based watchdog group added.

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An ISIS member. Image source :www.natsentinel.com

It said the IS group has downed several warplanes in different parts of the country since April 2016.

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The group has earned a reputation in befalling brutal punishment on the captured soldiers and those who don’t abide by its ultra-radical teachings. (IANS)

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Modi Appeals For A Regional Front Against Terrorism

India and Afghanistan accuse Pakistan of plotting terror attacks

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Modi Appeals For A Regional Front Against Terrorism
Modi Appeals For A Regional Front Against Terrorism, flickr

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed for a regional front against terrorism and slammed attempts to “threaten” peace in Afghanistan, which accuses neighbouring Pakistan of causing trouble in its territory.

At the restricted session of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit in the Chinese city of Qingdao, Modi said the worsening situation in Afghanistan was “an unfortunate example” of terrorism.

India and Afghanistan accuse Pakistan of plotting terror attacks in their countries.

“All parties in the region should respect the sentiment with which (Afghan) President Ghani has taken courageous steps for peace,” Modi said.

He said it was “our common responsibility to ensure that reasons that threaten Afghanistan’s sovereignty and security are not repeated”.

Modi also talked about connectivity projects and said India was all for such programmes provided they respect the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

New Delhi opposes Beijing’s Belt and Road project, whose key artery cuts through the disputed Kashmir held by Pakistan and claimed by India.

“We have again reached a stage where physical and digital connectivity is changing the definition of geography. Therefore, connectivity with our neighbourhood and in the SCO region is our priority,” Modi said.

Modi also talked about connectivity projects
Modi also talked about connectivity projects, flickr

“We welcome any new connectivity project, which is inclusive, sustainable and transparent and respects country’s sovereignty and regional integrity.

“India’s active participation in the development of international North-South Transport Corridor, Chabahar port, shows our commitment.”

He also talked about regional security.

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He coined an acronym for the word SECURE: ‘E’ for economic development, ‘C’ for connectivity in the region, ‘U’ for unity, ‘R’ for respect of sovereignty and integrity and ‘E for environment protection. (IANS)