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3D Report: Increased Cartel Rivalries-Jalisco New General Cartel

Team: Crime Team

Week of: April 5, 2021

Increased Cartel Rivalries- Jalisco New General Cartel


Location of the attacks in Mexico[1]


Jalisco New Generation Cartel and the Carteles Unidos are increasing their presence in Mexico, and the confrontations between the two have resulted in brutal killings. Eight headless bodies have been discovered in the Michoacan municipality of Aguilila on the western coast of Mexico. The forensics investigators found that the mutilated bodies were also riddled with gunshot wounds. The Jalisco New Generation Cartel has killed up to 27 members of the Carteles Unidos, and now the residents at the municipality are forced to flee their homes. A bloody war has erupted between the rival groups for a while over control of drug markets. Additionally, the cartels are now heavily armed, and they are responsible for countless massacres not only against one another but also against the government. Lastly, the cartel is currently organizing a propaganda campaign, where they are using videos and social media to threaten their rivals while promising innocent civilians safety and protection. However, such promises are expected to be broken, as the group is perpetuating violence current to expansion efforts, which has resulted in large casualties, a stripping of essential resources from civilians, and an overall economic depression within the state of Mexico. The cartel will likely escalate their attacks to target more law enforcement alongside civilians, as it was found that they killed 14 state officers several days before the killings in the Michoacan municipality ofAguililla. Failure by the Mexican government to tighten security measures, upgrade law enforcement practices, and add a new policy to legally address cartel activity may eventually lead to a large-scale war between powerful cartels and the state.

DETECT

  1. What threats has your Team detected this week? What level is the threat (Imminent, Critical, Ongoing, Developing, Concerning)? Finally, why is this entry significant (just write a sentence or two)?


Shootings

  • Two men were killed in separate shootings less than an hour apart in Baltimore on Monday afternoon, police said, bringing to seven the total number of people shot in the city since midnight. Shortly after 2 p.m., Northern District patrol officers responded to the 2800 block of Edgecombe Circle in the Parklane neighborhood for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was found inside an apartment on the block, police said.[2] This entry is significant because it shows the continued gun violence in Baltimore. (Ongoing)

  • Another targeted beach shooting in the Cancun Hotel Zone has claimed a life. On Sunday, an unidentified man was approached on the beach by another man on foot who shot him several times before fleeing. Witnesses called emergency services around 6:00 p.m. Sunday reporting the shooting of a male on the beach at Kilometer 10.6 along Kukulkan Boulevard of the hotel zone. [3] This entry is significant because the motive is unknown and there is no pattern for when these attacks will happen. (Developing)

  • Two municipal police officers and the police chief of San Pablo Coatlán, Oaxaca, were ambushed and killed Saturday by armed men who burned their bodies and the vehicle in which they were traveling, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. At the site of the ambush state police and forensic investigators identified bullet shells from an R-15 rifle. The region, located in the Sierra Sur, is known for drug cultivation and the presence of armed criminal groups.[4] This entry is significant because it shows the danger that Cartels in South America pose to law enforcement and other elected officials. (Ongoing)

  • One police force member was killed and one more was wounded in an attack by unidentified gunmen in Kabul on Tuesday morning, police confirmed in a statement. The attack took place at around 0850 local times in the Chawk-e-Arghandi area in Paghman district, Kabul, after the gunmen opened fire on a security force members’ vehicle, police said. Police said an investigation has started into the incident. [5] The entry is significant because it shows the continued violence towards military and law enforcement units in the area. (Ongoing)

  • A police officer was shot by a sniper in Tibú, Colombia on Thursday. The authorities are unsure who the sniper was, but there is a high presence of groups such as FARC and the ELN in this region of Colombia. The entry is significant because law enforcement officials are being targeted, potentially by terrorist groups that actively engage in illegal crime and markets. (Ongoing)

  • On Saturday in West Bengal, India, there was a shooting at a voting poll booth location. At least five people were killed after two men drove by on motorcycles and began shooting at the line of individuals waiting to vote. Then at a different voting poll booth, four people were killed by security officials who were trying to control the unrest at the voting poll location. This entry is significant because it shows the corruption and intimidation that is taking place during the election cycle in India. (Concerning)

  • There has been a series of shootings in Philadelphia, USA on Saturday. Eleven people were shot, and three were pronounced dead. This entry is significant because it shows that increasing armed violence is happening throughout the United States. (Concerning)

Armed/Unarmed Assaults

  • Six people were treated for stab wounds after they were ambushed by a group of knife-wielding men in Corona just before midnight Sunday. The victims were standing near the corner of 111th Street and 43rd Avenue when the men brandishing the knives approached them, police said. The group then attacked the victims, police said, before fleeing the scene on foot northbound on 111th Street.[6] This entry is significant because we don't know the motive behind these stabbings and they could somehow be connected to various other avenues of crime. (Developing)

  • A group of Bangladeshi smugglers attacked one of the Border Security Forces(BSF) personnel while trying to pick some suspected bundle from near the International Border(IB) in the Indian side of West Bengal. After attacking the BSF personnel, the miscreants fled away. As per reports, the incident took place on Sunday evening at around 2030 local time near Border Outpost(BOP) Narayanganj in the Coochbehar sector while the BSF troops were engaged in performing their patrolling duty.[7] This entry is significant because it shows that smugglers are not afraid to commit violence to ensure their cargo reaches its destination. This also is another example of how crime can transcend borders. (Ongoing)

  • At least ten people, including three civilians, were killed in five security incidents in Herat, Sar-e-Pul, Farah, and Uruzgan provinces on Sunday, according to local officials. Three police officers were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the city of Herat on Sunday evening, health officials said. Security officials did not comment on the incident.[8] This entry is important because, despite efforts made, the violence continues to increase. (Ongoing)

  • Fierce fighting for Yemen’s strategic city of Marib has killed 70 pro-government and Houthi rebel fighters over the past 24 hours, loyalist military officials said today. The Houthis have been trying to seize oil-rich Marib, the government’s last significant pocket of territory in the north, since February. Two officials from pro-government forces told AFP that battles are raging on three fronts outside Marib city as the Houthis mount a concerted push.[9] This entry is significant because the attacks have had a major impact on the well-being and safety of civilians. (Ongoing).

Cyber Attacks

  • The personal information of about half a billion Facebook users, including their phone numbers, has been posted to a website used by hackers, cybersecurity experts say. There are records for more than 32 million accounts in the United States, 11 million in the United Kingdom, and 6 million in India, according to Alon Gal, the CTO of cyber intelligence firm Hudson Rock. Details in some cases include full name, location, birthday, email addresses, phone number, and relationship status, he said.[10] This entry is significant because it poses a huge security risk for such a large number of individuals and it also brings to light the possible weaknesses of social media websites. (Developing)

  • Hackers may have obtained sensitive tax information on employees at Atlantic Media, the company said Wednesday. Saying it became aware of a breach last month, the publisher — whose affiliated companies include The Atlantic and National Journal — announced an internal investigation had found "no evidence that any subscribers', customers', or clients' financial or sensitive information was involved[11]." This entry is significant because it is a breach of sensitive private information and because there is a lack of intelligence on this topic. (Ongoing)

  • The wormable malware spread from Android to Android by sending messages offering free Netflix Premium for 60 days. Malware disguised as a Netflix app, lurking on the Google Play store, spread through WhatsApp messages, researchers have discovered. According to a CheckPoint Research analysis released on Wednesday, the malware masqueraded as an app called “FlixOnline,” which advertised via WhatsApp messages promising “2 Months of Netflix Premium Free Anywhere in the World for 60 days[12].” This entry is significant because internet users are likely to easily fall for this bait, given that Netflix is a widely used platform among people of all ages. (Ongoing)

Organized Crime

  • Eight headless bodies have been discovered in Mexico amid a bloody cartel war. The decapitated corpses turned up in the Michoacán municipality of Aguililla on the western coast, the state attorney general's office has announced. Authorities believe the brutal killings are the result of confrontations between rival gangs Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) and the Cárteles Unidos, who are locked in a territorial dispute in the area. [13] This entry is significant because it highlights the level of danger that these cartels pose to not only each other but anyone that is caught in the crossfire of their long-lasting war. (Ongoing)

  • The Sinaloa Cartel and Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) are increasing their presence in San Andrés Cohamiata, Jalisco, Mexico and are displacing local inhabitants including indigenous populations such as the Wixárika. The cartels have set up checkpoints throughout the area, which has deterred the citizens living in the area from traveling to get food and other supplies, as they fear the instances when they will be stopped at these checkpoints. This entry is significant because it shows how highly influential the various Mexican cartels are throughout Mexico, and how they are terrorizing local people, including indigenous people. (Ongoing)

  • The United States government has issued a travel warning for individuals traveling to Mexicali, Mexico. This warning was issued as a result of increased cartel-related violence in Mexicali and Western Sonora. This entry is significant because it shows that the violence between rival cartels in a US-Mexico border town is continuing to increase, and thus those traveling to Mexicali and Western Sonora need to be extra cautious. (Ongoing)

Hate Crimes

  • A Southern California man has been charged with throwing rocks at an Asian woman and her 6-year-old son as they drove down the street last month, authorities said Monday. It comes as violence against Asian Americans across the country has ramped up in the last year, including several high-profile attacks in California. Roger Janke, 28, of Fullerton, told police that Koreans in the area were trying to control him, the Orange County district attorney’s office said in a news release. [14] This entry is significant because it shows that there are still hate crimes being committed against Asian Americans due to false information that was given out during the Trump administration. (Ongoing)

  • The NYPD has deployed undercover Asian police officers in response to the increase in hate crimes. On Friday, an individual shouted racial slurs and then threatened to stab the undercover Asian police officer in New York City, USA. This entry is significant because it shows that the hate crimes against Asian Americans are ongoing, but also that this initiative by the NYPD is somewhat effective, as the perpetrator was the victim of this violence. (Ongoing)

Terrorism

  • The Taliban targeted Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, with rockets on April 7, and even though no casualties were reported the Pentagon said the attack is a threat to fragile peace discussions in the country. Preliminary reports showed the rockets landed outside the perimeter of the airfield, with no casualties and no damage, Pentagon spokesman John F. Kirby said. Kandahar has served as a key airfield for U.S. forces and has been the headquarters of Train, Advise, Assist Command-South with American and NATO forces based on the installation[15]. This entry is significant as similar events might occur if the peace talks are getting worse. (Concerning)

  • Twelve people, possibly foreigners, were found beheaded following an attack claimed by Islamic State on the northern Mozambique town of Palma, a local police commander told the state broadcaster. Commander Pedro da Silva told journalists visiting the town, near natural gas projects worth $60 billion, that he could not be sure of the nationalities of the 12 people, but he believed they were foreigners because they were white. “They were tied up and beheaded here,” he said in footage broadcast on TVM on Wednesday, as he pointed to areas of disturbed earth where he said he buried the bodies himself[16]. This entry is significant as the motive is unknown and these events need to be closely monitored. (Ongoing)

  • An incident at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility on Sunday was caused by an act of “nuclear terrorism”, the country’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said, according to state TV, adding that Tehran reserves the right to take action against the perpetrators. Israel’s Kan public radio cited intelligence sources, whose nationality it did not disclose, as saying that Israel’s Mossad spy agency had carried out a cyberattack at the site. Earlier on Sunday, the spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation (AEOI) had said that a problem with the electrical distribution grid of the Natanz site had caused an incident, Iranian media reported. [17] This entry is significant because it shows that the international community and international Atomic should deal with nuclear atomic terrorism and take action against perpetrators. (Developing).

Prison Break

  • More than 1,800 prisoners are on the run in southeast Nigeria after escaping when heavily gunmen attacked their prison using explosives and rocket-propelled grenades, the authorities said. Nigerian police said it believed a banned separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was behind the attack in the city of Owerri, but a spokesman for the group denied involvement. [18] This entry is significant because it shows how weak the protection services and structure of the prison sentence are in developing countries. (Developing)

Destruction of Records

  • Four men who are allegedly affiliated with the far-right extremist militia group “Grizzly” were charged after they had destroyed evidence in the federal investigation where two officers were killed. There are three charges that they are being indicted with, which include the conspiracy to destroy records, destruction of the records, and obstruction of official proceedings. One of the four men who is being indicted on these charges is also facing charges in a different federal case where he had intercourse with a minor.[19] This entry is significant as it shows that individuals affiliated with extremist militias are willing to commit crimes, even in federal cases, and need to be monitored more heavily. (Developing)

Kidnappings

  • Islamic State fighters have kidnapped dozens of people in a surprise desert attack, their largest such operation for at least three years. The group used motorbikes to storm a police station in the town of al-Saan, western Syria, on Tuesday, taking eight soldiers and police officers hostage, along with 11 civilians they believed to be informers for the Assad regime. As many as 46 others were captured but later released. At least one civilian was killed and several wounded[20]. This entry is significant as dozens of people including soldiers and police officers are still kept as hostages. (Ongoing)

Counterterrorism Efforts

  • U.S. border agents in recent months arrested two Yemeni men on a terror watchlist in separate incidents as they crossed the border with Mexico illegally, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday. The men, arrested in January and March near a port of entry in California, were on a U.S. government watchlist for terrorism suspects and a “no-fly” list, CBP said in a press release.[21] This entry is significant because it shows that terrorists from Middle Eastern countries can cross the border without any issues entering the US and carry out attacks. (Ongoing)

  • In a major success, security forces on Monday recovered 15 sticks of plastic explosives in the border town of Tangdhar in Kupwara before they could have been transported to the hinterland in Kashmir valley, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said. Lt Col Emron Musavi said that specific information was received on Sunday night that explosives are being exchanged near Jamia Masjid of Tangdhar.[22] This entry is significant because it not only shows the large number of weapons that people are trying to transport to other countries but also that there are systems in place to counter those actions. (Ongoing)

  • Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), Lahore, Sunday conducted an intelligence-based operation and arrested two suspected terrorists belonging to a banned organization. Explosive material was also recovered from their possession.[23] This entry is important because it shows that legal systems have been able to make efforts to stop terrorism in the area. (Ongoing)

  • Five terrorists belonging to the banned organization Daesh were arrested by Counter-Terrorism Department Lahore Tuesday in an IBO (Intelligence-Based Operation) conducted in Lahore Region. Hate material was also recovered. CTD Team Lahore received credible information that members of Daesh were present near Bhatta Chowk, Lahore.[24] This entry is important because it shows that the efforts being put in to track these terrorists are working and that they can identify threats that cross borders. (Ongoing)

  • The Arab Coalition on Tuesday intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia toward the Saudi city of Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. In a statement, the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen said that the Houthi militia is continuing to target civilians and civilian facilities. The coalition forces are taking the necessary measures to protect civilians and civilian facilities by the customary international humanitarian law, the statement added[25]. This entry is significant as there is an increase in drone-based attacks by the Houthi militia, hence meaning that it has to be closely monitored. (Ongoing)

  • Houthi commander was killed in Yemen’s Marib as a battle to capture the governorate from the Hadi government rages on. Abdul Latif Hammoud, a military officer who was wanted by the Saudi-led coalition, was killed in a coalition raid on Monday evening. Local sources said several high-ranking Houthi figures were also killed in the raid[26]. This entry is significant as it was a successful strategic attack executed by the Arab coalition. (Ongoing)

  • Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi said Wednesday that jihadists have been "chased" out of the city of Palma, two weeks after armed groups launched a bloody attack on the northern port city. "The terrorists have been chased out of Palma," the head of state said in a televised address to the nation, adding however that he was "not claiming victory because we are aware that we are fighting terrorism[27]. This entry is significant considering another event where 12 foreigners were attacked by the Islamic state in Mozambique. (Ongoing)

  • The Ministry of Defense in a released statement on Thursday said at least 31 Taliban fighters were killed in five districts of Kandahar province. MoD stated that the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces backed by air support launched offensive operations in Arghandab, Zherai, Shahwali Kot, and Maiwand districts of Kandahar province[28]. This entry is significant as it involves the Taliban and the country’s struggle in handling counterterrorism measures. (Ongoing)

  • 700 soldiers within the Mexican army arrived in Guanajuato, Mexico on Thursday night. They are in this location as they are helping address, prevent and deter drug trafficking and cartel activity. This region, Laja-Bajio is where the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) and the United Cartel have been fighting over territory and inflicting violence in the area. This entry is significant because it shows that the National Plan for Peace and Security is being implemented and that cartel activity is condemned. (Ongoing)

  • Sanctions were imposed on Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) members by the Mexican and United States governments in response to two high-profile murders perpetrated by CJNG. This entry is significant because it shows both the United States government and the Mexican government working together towards a common goal of eradicating cartels. (Ongoing)

  • Members of the Sinaloa Cartel were detained in Venezuela. Members of the cartel were located near the Colombian border on the Western border of Venezuela. Over 5,000 individuals have fled across the border after Venezuela’s offensive against Colombian armed groups (such as FARC and the ELN), and some of the individuals caught were members of the Sinaloa Cartel. This sentry is significant because it shows the ground presence that Mexican cartels have in other countries, and the efforts by foreign governments to prevent these foreign cartels from influencing their countries. (Ongoing)

  • Two terrorists have been killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said on Sunday. With this, the total number of terrorists killed in the encounter has risen to three, they said. Security forces were engaged in an exchange of fire with terrorists in the Hadipora area of south Kashmir's Shopian districts.[29] This entry is significant because it shows security forces’ efforts to encounter potential terrorists. (Ongoing)

  • Police recovered bombs, bomb-making equipment, gunpowder, and bullets in the Madral Joychanditala area of Bhatpara on Saturday. Police registered a case under the Explosive Substances Act and Arms Act. Further investigation is underway. [30] This entry is significant because bomb-making equipment was recovered, shedding light on the nature of bomb construction among extremists and potential threats. (Concerning)

  • An unidentified militant was killed by security forces in an encounter that ensued on Sunday during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Bijbehara in south Kashmir, where a soldier of the Territorial Army (TA) was martyred on April 9 by gunmen. Official sources said on a tip-off about the presence of militants at village Semthan Bijbehara early Sunday morning local time troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police, and CRPF launched a joint CASO.[31] This entry is significant because the authorities were alerted from a tip-off. (Ongoing)

  • Counterterrorism police killed one of Pakistan’s most wanted militants in a shootout in the garrison city of Rawalpindi overnight, a police official said Sunday. Officer Kashif Hussain said three of the militant’s accomplices escaped during the exchange of fire, leaving their weapons at the scene: two pistols, an assault rifle, and ammunition. He identified the slain militant only as Niaz and said he also uses the alias Zeeshan.[32] This entry is important because other militants involved were able to escape, but left behind salient evidence that could be used for future investigations. (Concerning)

  • Early morning, Russian fighter jets shelled intensively the areas where ISIS/ Daesh are deployed, targeting al-Sukhnah desert in the eastern countryside of Homs, and at the administrative borders between Homs and Deir-ez-Zor, and other areas in the Aleppo-Hama- Raqqa triangle. The Russian raids targeted caves and hideouts in which ISIS/Daesh mercenaries were holed up, amid confirmed information about deaths and injuries, in addition to material losses, which resulted in significant damage and destruction of caves, according to what was reported by SOHR.[33] This entry is significant because combining operations in search of ISIS/Daesh has been going for a week. (Ongoing)

  • Security forces in Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state have killed 119 suspected Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) rebels, an Ethiopian official said on Sunday. Alemayehu Tesfaye, the Chief Administrator of East Wollega zone of Oromia regional state, said security forces killed the 119 suspected OLA rebels during military operations in recent days.[34] This entry is significant because the conflict has caused thousands of deaths, displacements, and overall destruction. (Ongoing)

  • At least 47 Taliban militants were killed and 30 others were wounded during the latest crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces in different provinces across the country in the past 24 hours, the defense ministry said on Sunday. The Afghan security forces supported by the Afghan Air Forces conducted operations in Arghandab, Shah Wali Kot, and Zherai districts of southern Kandahar province, in which 18 Taliban militants were killed and 10 others were wounded, the ministry said in a statement. Roughly some 236 rounds of mines that had been placed by the Taliban in Arghandab and Zherai districts were discovered and defused, it added. [35] This entry is significant because the violence across Afghanistan is persisting while the Taliban is continuing to carry attacks on the Afghanistan government as well. (Ongoing)

False Counterterrorism Efforts

  • The Colombian government accused the Venezuelan government of falsely portraying the Venezuelan government's efforts to combat crimes such as drug trafficking. Colombian Foreign Minister Claudia Blum has pointed out that the Venezuelan government has been an ally of FARC and the ELN who is known for drug trafficking. This entry is significant because it shows that the Venezuelan government is lying to its country and the world about its efforts to combat drug trafficking when they are allies with the groups who are trafficking drugs. (Concerning)

Definition


Imminent: This threat is credible and an event or attack will occur or is occurring. All necessary teams and leadership are on high alert.


Critical: This threat is credible and an event or attack may occur. All necessary teams are on high alert.


Ongoing: This threat is not new, but it is important to keep watching. Report any new findings to the necessary teams.


Developing: This is a new threat. We need to check all sources to make sure they are credible. Report the credible sources to the necessary teams.


Concerning: This might become a new or reemerging threat. We need to check all sources to make sure they are credible. Report the credible sources to the necessary teams.


________________________________________________________________________ The Counterterrorism Group (CTG)

[1] Michoacán municipality of Aguililla by Google Maps

[2] Baltimore Police: Two killed, two in critical condition, four others injured in Monday shootings, The Baltimore Sun, April 2021, https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-two-males-killed-baltimore-20210405-lyily7m3i5ct5c5t77f3puv7tm-story.html

[3] Another targeted shooting in the Cancun Hotel zone leaves one dead, Riviera Maya News, April 2021, https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/another-targeted-shooting-in-the-cancun-hotel-zone-leaves-one-dead/2021.html?cn-reloaded=1

[4] 3 police officers ambushed and killed in Oaxaca Sierra, Mexico News Daily, April 2021, https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/3-police-officers-ambushed-and-killed-in-oaxaca-sierra/

[5] 1 Policeman Killed in Attack by Unidentified Gunmen in Kabul, Tolo News, April 2021, https://tolonews.com/afghanistan-171263

[6] Six People Stabbed in Corona After Being Ambushed by Knife-Wielding Men: NYPD, Jackson Heights Post, April 2021, https://jacksonheightspost.com/six-people-stabbed-in-corona-after-being-ambushed-by-knife-wielding-men-nypd

[7] Bangladeshi smugglers attack BSF personnel near border, Northeast Now News, April 2021, https://nenow.in/top-news/bangladeshi-smugglers-attack-bsf-personnel-near-border.html

[8] Sunday: 10 Killed in Security Incidents in 4 Provinces, Tolo News, April 2021, https://tolonews.com/afghanistan-171388

[9] 70 dead as govt forces, Houthis clash over Yemen’s Marib, Free Malaysia Today, April 2021, https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/world/2021/04/11/70-dead-as-govt-forces-houthis-clash-over-yemens-marib/

[10] Half a billion Facebook users’ information posted on hacking website, cyber experts say, CNN Business, April 2021, https://edition.cnn.com/2021/04/04/tech/facebook-user-info-leaked/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_topstories+%28RSS%3A+CNN+-+Top+Stories%29

[11] Atlantic Media says hackers may have obtained employees' financial data, Business Insider, April 2021, https://www.businessinsider.com/atlantic-media-says-hackers-may-have-obtained-employee-financial-data-2021-4

[12] Fake Netflix App on Google Play Spreads Malware Via WhatsApp, Threatpost, April 2021, https://threatpost.com/netflix-app-google-play-malware-whatsapp/165288/

[13] Eight headless bodies turn up in Mexico amid violent cartel bloodshed, Daily Star, April 2021, https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/eight-headless-bodies-turn-up-23858748

[14] Man charged with throwing rocks at Asian woman, child in car, AP News, April 2021, https://apnews.com/article/us-news-crime-california-hate-crimes-5f88bd7bb8cd33981d5033cecffde9cc

[15] Taliban Targets Kandahar Airfield in ‘Disruptive’ Attack, Air Force Magazine, April 2021, https://www.airforcemag.com/taliban-targets-kandahar-airfield-in-disruptive-attack/

[16] Twelve people, possibly foreigners, beheaded in Mozambique attack, Reuters, April 2021, https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-mozambique-insurgency-idUSKBN2BV1S1

[17] Iran says Natanz nuclear site hit by terrorisism, Reuters, April 2021, https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-natanz/iran-says-natanz-nuclear-site-hit-by-terrorism-tv-idUSKBN2BY052

[18] Gunmen free more than 1,800 inmates in attack on Nigerian prison, Reuters, April 2021, https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nigeria-prison-escape/gunmen-free-more-than-1800-inmates-in-attack-on-nigerian-prison-idUSKBN2BT0CQ?il=0

[19] Four alleged 'Grizzly' militia members charged with destroying evidence in federal investigation, NBC News, April 2021, https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/four-alleged-boogaloos-charged-destroying-evidence-federal-investigation-n1263689

[20] Islamic State takes dozens of hostages in surprise Syria desert attack, The Sun Times, April 2021, https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/islamic-state-takes-dozens-of-hostages-in-surprise-syria-desert-attack-gvlq6cnpg

[21] U.S. arrested two Yemenis on terror watchlist who tried to cross border from Mexico, Reuters, April 2021, https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-border-security/u-s-arrested-two-yemenis-on-terror-watchlist-who-tried-to-cross-border-from-mexico-idUSKBN2BS1XO

[22] 15 sticks of plastic explosives recovered in border town of Tangdhar, United News of India, April 2021, http://www.uniindia.com/15-sticks-of-plastic-explosives-recovered-in-border-town-of-tanghdar/north/news/2362974.html

[23] CTD arrests two ‘terrorists’ in Lahore, The News International, April 2021, https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/815218-ctd-arrests-two-terrorists-in-lahore

[24] Five Terrorists arrested, The News International, April 2021, https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/815636-five-terrorists-arrested

[25] Arab Coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Gazette, April 2021, https://saudigazette.com.sa/article/605266

[26] Saudi coalition kills wanted Houthi commander, while rebel 'torture' intelligence chief 'dies of Covid', The New Arab, April 2021, https://english.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2021/4/6/saudi-coalition-kills-wanted-houthi-commander-in-yemens-marib

[27] Militant fighters 'driven out' of Palma, says Mozambique's President, African News, April 2021, https://www.africanews.com/2021/04/07/militant-fighters-driven-out-of-palma-says-mozambique-s-president/

[28] Ministry of Defense: 31 Taliban killed in ANA, AAF operations, The Khaama Press News Agency , April 2021, https://www.khaama.com/ministry-of-defense-31-taliban-killed-in-ana-operations-55437799/

[29] 2 Terrorists Killed In Overnight Encounter With Security Forces in J&K’s Shopian, NDTV, April 2021 https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/2-terrorists-killed-in-overnight-encounter-with-security-forces-in-j-ks-shopian-2410952

[30] WB polls: Bombs, gun powder, bullets recovered in Bhatpara, Big News Network, April 2021, https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/268610560/wb-polls-bombs-gun-powder-bullets-recovered-in-bhatpara

[31] Militant killed in Anantnag encounter, operation continues, United News of India, April 2021, http://www.uniindia.com/~/militant-killed-in-anantnag-encounter-operation-continues/States/news/2367953.html

[32] Pakistani police say wanted militant killed in shootout, Associated Press, April 2021, https://apnews.com/article/pakistan-terrorism-taliban-counterterrorism-af1998e6eac66764509b3d1a259dcaca

[33] Russian fighters bomb ISIS/Daesh sites in the Syrian Badia, ANHA Hawar news, April 2021, http://www.hawarnews.com/en/haber/russian-fighters-bomb-isisdaesh-sites-in-the-syrian-badia-h23991.html

[34] Ethiopian security forces kill 119 suspected rebels, The News, April 2021, https://www.thenewsnigeria.com.ng/2021/04/11/ethiopian-security-forces-kill-119-suspected-rebels-report/

[35] 47 Taliban Militants Killed in Latest Military Stings, Afghanistan Times, April 2021, http://www.afghanistantimes.af/47-taliban-militants-killed-in-latest-military-stings/



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