Delhi Police arrests two suspected ISIS terrorists near Red Fort

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New Delhi:

The Delhi Police Special Cell on Friday arrested two suspected terrorists associated with Islamic State in Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) from the Inter-State Bus Terminus at Kashmiri Gate, near Red Fort, official sources said.

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The police said that they recovered advanced weapons including imported pistols from the two accused, identified as Pervez Ahmed Lone and Jamshed, who hail from Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

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According to the police, both the men are engineering students and were well versed with the areas of Delhi.

"Delhi was being used as a transit point, they had no plans for Delhi," the police said at a news conference.

“They were associated with ISJK, the terror outfit influenced by Islamic State ideology (ISIS)," the police added.

(With PTI inputs)

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