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Major terror strike averted as security agencies bust ISIS-like terror module in Assam

Security agencies have busted an ISIS-like terror module in Assam. Three ISIS-inspired youths planning to carry out blasts in Assam and Delhi have been arrested by a special team of

Security agencies have busted an ISIS-like terror module in Assam.

Three ISIS-inspired youths planning to carry out blasts in Assam and Delhi have been arrested by a special team of Delhi Police.

All the three arrested persons were picked up from Goalpara in Assam by the Delhi Police special team. They have been identified as Ranjeet Ali, Muquadir Islam and Jamil.

A large quantity of explosives including a ready-state IED, 1 kg explosive powder, have been recovered from the arrested youths.

Delhi Police Special Cell’s Deputy Commissioner Pramod Kushwaha told media that apart from Delhi, the three men were also planning to carry out terror attacks in a festival in Assam’s Dudhnoi.

The three arrested youths have been sent to 10-day police remand.

First Published: 25th November, 2019 20:16 IST

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