Al Faran

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an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s

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They belonged to Al Faran, a body of Urdu-speaking men, some from Pakistan or Afghanistan, who urged separation of Kashmir from India.
Keith Mangan, Paul Wells, German Dirk Hasert and American Donald Hutchings are still in the hands of the militant group Al Faran.
A second American, John Childs, was also seized by Al Faran - but he managed to escape.