NIA conducts raids across Delhi, UP; busts new ISIS terror module

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday detained 10 persons after they raided 16 locations in New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in connection with its probe into a new Islamic State-inspired (ISIS) module, which was allegedly planning to carry out blasts in north India, especially in the national capital, officials said.

As per the reports, the raids were conducted on the basis of information regarding a new ISIS module named ‘Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam’.

Of the 10 persons detained by the anti-terror probe agency, five were arrested from the western Uttar Pradesh district of Amroha in a joint operation with the UP Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS).

Moreover, the official confirmed the recovery of explosive materials from the arrested people.