Christian Engineer from Kerala converts to Islam to join IS, dies in a suicide bomb attack mission in Libya


A Chrisitan Engineer from Kerala, who had recently converted to Islam to join Islamic State’s (IS), has been killed in a suicide bombing terror attack in Libya, reports New Indian Express.

According to the reports, the intelligence officials have gathered information that the name of the Keralite had appeared in an IS document titled ‘Know your martyrs’, in which he was referred to as “Abu Bakr Al-Hind”. In the document, IS has claimed that the Kerala-based engineer is the first ‘Istishhadi’ or suicide bomber or ‘martyr’, from India to be killed on the African continent.

The Kerala based IS terrorist is believed to be a Christian who embraced Islam while working in the Gulf.

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Source: Opindia