The Ahmadiyya believe in a prophet after Muhammad, which makes them heretics in the eyes of orthodox Sunni Muslims. It is bitterly ironic that in the U.S., Ahmadi spokesman such as Qasim Rashid, Harris Zafar and Kashif Chaudhry eagerly carry water for those who oppress them elsewhere.
“ISIS Claims Reasonability [sic] For Suicide Attack At Bangladesh Mosque,” Press Trust of India, December 27, 2015:
DHAKA: Terrorist group ISIS has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack at a packed mosque of minority Ahmadi community during Friday prayers in northwestern Bangladesh, in which 10 people were wounded.
US-based monitoring group SITE reported that ISIS, which has claimed responsibility for many recent attacks in Bangladesh, said it targeted worshippers at the mosque in Bagmara town, some 250 kilometres from Dhaka, according to bdnews24 online.
The monitoring group quoted ISIS as saying that the bomber detonated an explosive belt at a mosque of the “polytheist Qadiani sect,” a derogatory term for Ahmadi Muslims, the report said.
SITE had reported ISIS claiming credit for several previous militant attacks.
The Christmas-day attack came as Muslim-majority Bangladesh celebrated the birth anniversaries of Prophets Mohammad and Jesus Christ amid festivity and tight security.
“The explosion killed the suicide bomber and injured 10 others,” a police officer has said.
The attacker had exploded the bomb he had concealed under his garments.
In recent months, homegrown militant group Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and ISIS have claimed responsibility for bomb attacks on a shrine and a mosque of minority Shia Muslims in northern Bangladesh.
Members of other minority groups, including Sufis – who adhere to a mystical form of Islam – have also been attacked and killed in recent months, and two Christian priests have survived attacks claimed by Islamist militants…