By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon Today Colombo, May 20: The Sri Lankan government has announced the proscription of three Islamic State (IS) affiliates, namely, the National Tawheed Jamaath (NTJ), the Jamaathei Millathu Ibrahimee Seyla"> By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon Today Colombo, May 20: The Sri Lankan government has announced the proscription of three Islamic State (IS) affiliates, namely, the National Tawheed Jamaath (NTJ), the Jamaathei Millathu Ibrahimee Seyla"> By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon Today Colombo, May 20: The Sri Lankan government has announced the proscription of three Islamic State (IS) affiliates, namely, the National Tawheed Jamaath (NTJ), the Jamaathei Millathu Ibrahimee Seyla"> By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon Today Colombo, May 20: The Sri Lankan government has announced the proscription of three Islamic State (IS) affiliates, namely, the National Tawheed Jamaath (NTJ), the Jamaathei Millathu Ibrahimee Seyla" />

Islamic State's 'Wilayath as Seylani' is a major threat to Lanka

(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) "> By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon Today


Colombo, May 20: The Sri Lankan government has announced the proscription of three Islamic State (IS) affiliates, namely, the National Tawheed Jamaath (NTJ), the Jamaathei Millathu Ibrahimee Seylani (JIMS) and the Wilayath as Seylani (WAS).


The first two were publically identified soon after the April 21 Easter Sunday suicide attacks which resulted in 253 deaths. But the Wilayath as Seylani (WAS) was named...