Terror groups use social media for coordination, says Rajnath Singh

By: PTI | Hyderabad | Published: April 10, 2018 8:25:28 pm

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. (Express Photo by Praveen Jain/File)

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said terrorist groups were using social media networks for spreading their ideology and coordination. “Terrorists pose a threat not only to a country but to entire mankind. Today terrorism poses new challenges. You must have seen that it is continuously changing its face.” “Where terrorists indulge in barbaric and cruel acts, there social media networks have become a platform for contact points, coordination and made easy to spread their ideology,” Singh said at the inauguration of NSG Regional Hub at Hyderabad.

“Barring Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), our security forces were successful in containing terrorist activities. Even in J&K, army and other security forces achieved successes during the past few years,” he added. Lauding the efforts of National Security Guards (NSG) in tackling terror activities, the Home Minister said, the morale of terrorists was down due to the constant efforts of security forces.

“The Hyderabad centre (NSG hub) will help security agencies of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh combat terrorism,” he said. He suggested NSG to continuously upgrade its tactical and technical capabilities as the elite…

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