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Delhi: 3 ISIS terrorists, conspiring to carry out attacks in UP and NCR arrested

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 January 2020, 17:54 IST
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The Special Cell of Delhi police on Thursday arrested three 'ISIS terrorists' after a brief encounter on Wednesday. They were arrested after a brief exchange of fire in Wazirabad when they were on the way to meet a contact person in the morning.

The accused-- Khwaja Moinuddin, Sayyed Nawaz, and Abdul Samad were arrested from Wazirabad area in Delhi. The special also seized 3 pistols of 9mm from their possessions and were planning to carry out major terror attacks in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi-NCR.


As per reports, they were receiving instructions from foreign handlers via social media. A preliminary probe reveals this is an ISIS-inspired module. The arrested three are among six people accused of Hindu Munnani leader Suresh Kumar's murder.

 

 

An investigation is underway.

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On the other hand, Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad has arrested a terrorist, identified as Zafar Ali from Vadodara's Grove area.

Ali is wanted in Tamil Nadu.

From the last 10 to 12 days, he was in Vadodara to spread the ISIS module.

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First published: 9 January 2020, 17:54 IST
 
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