Lucknow shootout Live: Two terrorists including ex-IAF man held

By: | Updated: March 9, 2017 4:44 PM

ISIS has raised head in the Indian heartland now. The spread of ISIS is quick and from the time when it first waived its flags in Kashmir

Lucknow encounter, Terror stand-off in Lucknow, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS Terrorist in Lucknow, Ujjain Express, Daljit Chaudhary, UP ATS(Source: ANI

Here are the live updates of the days development on the issue

4:42 pm: File photo of GS Khan, terror suspect arrested today from Lucknow.

3:41 pm: NIA team reaches Shujalpur to probe Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train blast that took place on March 7.

3:10 pm: Tight security in and outside the Parliament and some hotels in the national capital after terror threat.

2:47 pm: Two terrorists including ex-IAF man Ghaus Mohammed Khan arrested by UP ATS. He reported supplied weapons to Saifullah. With this eight arrests have been made in the case.

1:20 pm: Giving details of various cases registered in the two states following the blast which injured 10 persons, he said that the state police arrested three suspects in Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh, following which the UP cops acted in various parts of the state following information provided by the accused and nabbed three persons.

1:05 pm: While the Uttar Pradesh police shot dead suspected terrorist Mohammad Saifullah yesterday, six suspects have been arrested by cops in Madhya Pradesh and UP on terror charges, Singh said in a statement in the Lok Sabha.

12:45 pm: The NIA will probe suspected terror cases, including the Lucknow encounter in which an alleged terrorist linked to a train blast was killed, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

12:30 pm: If  parents realise that their son or daughter is getting involved in a wrong circle and ia not under their control, then they should inform the police if required, slain Saifullah’s father tells ‘India Today’ in an interview.

12:11 pm: Saifullah’s father has refused to take his body as he was a “traitor.” Government and Parliament is proud of him, he says.

12:09 pm: Some ammunation was found from the site by ATS, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

12:08 pm: Saifullah was arrested after encounter with UP Police and security forces, says Rajnath Singh in Parliament

12:07 pm: No link found with ISIS directly. Threat was definitely there, he adds

12:06 pm:These were misguided youth, radicalised through social media, he says

12:05 pm: ADG, UP Daljit Chaudhary, says some people are on the run, but will be caught soon.

12:04 pm: Saifullah had gone to Mumbai along with others for passport, he says

12:03 pm: Had told me , he was going to Saudi Arabia. I said go wherever you want, Saifullah’s father tells India Today.

11:12 am: Intelligence reports claim terror threat ahead of Holi. Security tightened across national capital

10:50 am: ISIS terrorists may be hiding in delhi. Massive terror attack sound in national capital, says India Today report

ISIS has raised head in the Indian heartland now. The spread of ISIS is quick and from the time when it first waived its flags in Kashmir, it reached Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh, recently which had gone on state polls and results to be declared on Saturday . An ISIS-backed terrorist was killed in a major anti-terror operation carried out jointly by the anti-terror squad and Lucknow police in the state capital, . The incident occurred a day before Uttar Pradesh was going for seventh and final phase of state Assembly polls. While some suspects have been caught, agencies are in look out for others as well.

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