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Daily Brief: September 23, 2021

Daily Brief: September 23, 2021

Over the past day, we've mapped 28 events with the following breakdown by event category.

Jammu and Kashmir has been put on alert for possible terrorist infiltration from the Nakyal, Pakistan area.  As many as 40 terrorists trained in bomb-making are said to be looking to cross the Poonch River into India to conduct attacks after picking up material from cells already inside the country.    

Alert issued for a possible terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir
A terror alert was issued by Indian intelligence agencies over a possible terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. The agencies stated they are looking for movements of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Harkat ul-Ansar and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists with Afghan origins that are backed by Pakistan’s ISI.
Three Pakistani terrorists killed near Rampur sector of LOC
Indian forces killed three Pakistani terrorists in the Rampur sector of the Line of Control on Thursday. The three had infiltrated across the Pakistani border on Monday and were being tracked at the time of the clash. 5 AK-47s, 8 pistols, and 70 hand grenades were recovered from the terrorists.

The ongoing unrest in Port Sudan related to the peace deal has already slowed traffic in and out of the port and now demonstrators are targeting the airport. Protests are likely to pick up over the weekend.

Protesters close Port Sudan Airport
Protesters closed the Port Sudan Airport on Thursday. The protests were against a 2020 peace deal with rebel groups.

As stated in previous briefings, the Taliban are actively hunting ISIS-K terrorists in the Jalalabad area.  More clashes will take place in the coming weeks as they develop their intelligence networks and attempt to consolidate security in the area.

Taliban kill four Daesh/IS-K terrorists in Jalalabad
Taliban fighters killed four suspected Daesh/IS-K militants during a clash in Jalalabad on Thursday. Two others were arrested after the encounter.

China will increase its incursions into Taiwan's ADIZ and exercises in the South China Sea to counter the recently announced AUKUS alliance.  Chinese Communist Party-backed propaganda will become even more prevalent as they warn against Western force projection in the region.

Chinese planes fly into Taiwan ADIZ
Taiwan scrambled jets after 19 Chinese aircraft entered its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday. At least 12 J-16 fighters and two H-6 bombers were among those planes that took part in the incursion.

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