Lucknow: Terror Suspect connected To ISIS dead In 12-Hour Operation In Thakurganj


A terror suspect died in a house in Thakurganj area of Lucknow on Tuesday. The incident took place hours before the final phase of voting for the Uttar Pradesh election.

The reports revealed that Saifullah’s body was recovered when the Anti-Terror team blew up the wall to go into the house in Thakurganj at 3 am on Tuesday. The police officials revealed that he was involved with terror group ISIS and the speculations suggested that he had carried out train bomb blast in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

The operation was held for more than 12 hours, the police officials talked with the suspect to surrender him. He even insisted him to converse with his family members, Anti-Terror Squad officer Aseem Arun stated.

About eight pistols, 650 ammunition, gold, cash, passports, SIM cards and a train time table were recovered from the spot. “The risk was grave, however we figured out how to deflect it…Had we got him alive, we would have separated more data, yet we had no way out,” Mr Arun said.

“The militant was a part Khurasan module of the ISIS and was a dynamic part. Regardless of whether he has been influenced or not involves examination,” the officer expressed.

The police officials disclosed that at least two terrorists were still hiding inside the house.

“In the haziness, we suspected there were two fear suspects. In the wake of opening the entryways of the house, the force went inside and found the speculate dead alongside weapons,” senior Uttar Pradesh cop Daljit Chaudhary said.

The incident took place at 3.30 pm on Tuesday when the police were carrying out operation.

CCTV footage has been recovered that helped police officials to discover the suspects. At Least two were detained from Kanpur and other from Etawah in Uttar Pradesh.

Nearly three persons were detained in Madhya Pradesh.