A New Source of Terror

Late in the evening of Dec. 28, a man walked into a hall at Bangalore's prestigious Indian Institute of Science and opened fire with an AK-56 rifle on delegates attending an academic conference. The gunman killed a retired mathematics professor and injured four others before fleeing over a wall. No one has yet claimed responsibility, and the attacker has eluded a massive manhunt, but Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), a group that aims to drive India out of Kashmir, is considered a prime suspect. "Some of the trademarks are LeT trademarks," police commissioner Ajay Kumar Singh told reporters. If the ongoing investigation confirms those...

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