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Friday, 21 June 2024 5.27 PM IST

'Planned to carry out attack in India'; four ISIS terrorists arrested by Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad

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AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested four suspected ISIS terrorists who planned to carry out terror attacks in India. The suspected terrorists were arrested from the Sardar Vallabhai Patel airport in Ahmedabad earlier today. All four of them are Sri Lankan nationals. The arrested people have been identified as Mohammad Nusrat, Mohammad Nufran, Mohammad Faris and Mohammad Razdin. According to reports, all four accused have been shifted to a secret location for questioning.

The police said that the four terrorists had boarded an Ahmedabad-bound flight from Chennai. The accused had planned to carry out attacks in Jewish centres in India. The accused were in constant touch with some people in Pakistan, the reports said.


"All four of them are completely radicalised by the ISIS ideology and they are going to come to India to commit a terror attack. As per the information, they were going to reach Ahmedabad on May 18 or 19 either by railway or flight. Teams were formed and strategy was created based on the information received. Passenger lists of trains and flights coming from the south were analysed. All 4 of them were travelling from Chennai to Ahmedabad on the same PNR no. through an Indigo flight. Verification was done in Colombo too for confirmation," Gujarat DGP said at a press conference.

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