NIA busts IS terror module after raids in Delhi, UP; here’s the list of arrested terror suspects

Prime News, National (New Delhi), December 26:- The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday busted an IS-inspired terror module following massive raids at various places and arrested at least 10 terror suspects from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

The apex anti-terror probe agency said that the members of the alleged terror module wanted to carry out fidayeen attacks in near future and had set eyes on VVIPs.

”Level of preparation suggests their aim was to carry out explosions in near future by remote control blasts and fidayeen attacks. This is a new ISIS-inspired module, they were in touch with a foreign agent. Their identities are yet to be established,” NIA IG Alok Mittal told reporters.

”Their targets were political persons and other important personalities and vital and security installations,” he added.

Sharing more details about how the anti-terror agency busted the alleged terror module, NIA IG said, ”We conducted searches at 17 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in connection with a new ISIS module styled as ‘Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam’ which was in an advanced stage of carrying out a series of blasts.”

“Searches were conducted in Delhi’s Seelampur and UP’s Amroha, Hapur, Meerut and Lucknow. Large quantities of explosive material, weapons and ammunition including a country-made rocket launcher have been recovered from them,” the NIA IG said. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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