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NIA raids 7 places in UP, Punjab in connection with ISIS-inspired module

On this matter, NIA stated that the Islamic State (IS)-inspired terror module, Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam had a plan to carry out some terror attacks targeting crowded places and some top politicians.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 17 Jan 2019 6:22 AM GMT

NIA raids 7 places in UP, Punjab in connection with ISIS-inspired module
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New Delhi: In connection with the recently uncovered ISIS-inspired module, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), on Thursday carried out raids at seven places in Western Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

On this matter, NIA stated that the Islamic State (IS)-inspired terror module, Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam had a plan to carry out some terror attacks targeting crowded places and some top politicians.

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The NIA had been tracing the activities of this terror group for three-four months.

ISIS-inspired module was set up by a worker named Mufti Suhail, who was working at a mosque in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district.

According to sources, NIA Inspector General, Alok Mittal has accepted that due to recently registered case of the ISIS-inspired module, these raids are being conducted.

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It is to be mentioned that NIA conducted extensive raids on December 26 at 17 locations in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

On Thursday raids, 10 men were arrested for their involvement in planning the terror attacks.

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