Islamic Jihad Union members present in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) is investigating the presence of “Islamic Jihad Union” members in the country, according to local news agency 24.kg.
MIA recently took custody of two individuals picked up in Tajikistan who claimed to be Kyrgyz. Authorities confirmed both were active members of Islamic Jihad Union who underwent jihadist training in Waziristan and then entered Tajikistan from Iran via Afghanistan’s Kunduz province.
MIA is continuing its investigation together with SSNS (Kyrgyzstan security services).
Both individuals may be wanted in Uzbekistan.