Pakistan-backed terror cell busted, blasts averted: Delhi Police

Delhi Police Special Cell on Tuesday has busted a Pakistan organised terror module and arrested six operatives, including two Pakistani-trained terrorists.

The arrested suspects were planning to carry out targeted killings and blasts across the country, as per the police.

Police also said that they have learnt from the interrogation that the terror module has been closely managed by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother, and operatives were trained under a major or Lieutenant rank officer named Ghazi.

The police had arrested six operatives of Pakistan's ISI-trained terror module.

Two of the accused operatives Zeeshan Qamar and Osama, informed the police that they were taken to Pakistan on boats. According to the accused, they reached Jioni near Gwadar port in Pakistan after several short sea-journeys, changing boats several times.

They were received by one Pakistani who took them to a farmhouse in the Thatta area of Sindh province in Pakistan.

There were three Pakistani nationals in the farmhouse. Two of these, Jabbar and Hamza imparted training to them. Both of them were from Pakistan Army as they wore military uniforms. Hamza used to wear civilian clothes but was widely respected in the camp.

They imparted training to these two accused Zeeshan Qamar and Osama to make bombs and IEDs and commit arson with the help of daily use items. They were also trained in handling and use of small firearms and AK-47s.

Delhi Police had said the latest imported weapons, Italian pistols, ammunition and explosives were recovered from the arrested persons. Police said the accused were likely to target the states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

(ANI)

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