Delhi Police arrests 5 suspected terrorists in East Delhi

Delhi Police has arrested five persons who are allegedly linked with Pakistani backed terror groups in an encounter in Shakarpur area of East Delhi. According to the Police the encounter took place around 7 am on Monday morning. The arrested men were backed by Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for Narcoterrorism.

Two of the arrested men are from Punjab while three others belongs to the Kashmir valley. Delhi’s Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh said “We have apprehended five persons after an exchange of fire. Weapons and other incriminating material have also been recovered from their possession and the initial investigation is underway.”

The two terrorists were identified as Abdul Latif Mir Mohammed Ashraf Khatana and were residents of Pala Mohalla in Baramulla and Hat Mulla village in Kupwara respectively. Police have also recovered 2 semi-automatic pistols and 10 live cartridges from the terrorist possession.

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