SIMI activists killed in jail-break encounter learned bomb-making in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor

The six persons, who were living in the house, were identified as SIMI activists Aslam, Ejaz, Zakir, Amzad, Sallu alias Salik and Mehboob.

By: PTI | Bijnor | Updated: October 31, 2016 3:59 pm
SIMI activists, Bhopal encounter, Bijnor explosion, Bijnor bomb, SIMI activists killed, SIMI activists escape, news, latest news, India news, national news According to police sources in Bijnor, an explosion occurred in a house in Jaatan colony here on September 12, 2014. By the time police reached the spot, the six persons living in the house had escaped. (source: PTI)

Four of the eight SIMI activists, who were killed in an encounter near Bhopal on Monday after breaking from jail, had learned bomb-making in Bijnor and escaped after an accidental explosion. According to police sources in Bijnor, an explosion occurred in a house in Jaatan colony here on September 12, 2014. By the time police reached the spot, the six persons living in the house had escaped.

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The six persons, who were living in the house, were identified as SIMI activists Aslam, Ejaz, Zakir, Amzad, Sallu alias Salik and Mehboob. On investigation it was found that the SIMI activists were trying to make bomb with matchstick heads when the explosion occurred. Mehboob was injured in the incident.

While Aslam and Ejaz were killed in an encounter in Telangana on April 3, 2015, Zakir, Amzad, Salik and Mehboob were killed this morning by Madhya Pradesh Police near Bhopal. Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Sahni said a case of sedition and under other serious charges is pending against them.

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    SubbuI
    Oct 31, 2016 at 12:40 pm
    NOW IS EASY TO CONNECT ALL OLD DOTS AND MAKE AGOOD CASE AND WILL GO FOR YEARS TO GET ANY JUDGEMENT BY THE TIME JUDICARY WILL BE TAKEN OVER BY RSS AND NALAYAK NMODI. Then NO CHARGE SHEET- NO APPEAL- ONLY ENCOUNTER-JIO BJP JIO
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      aaremes
      Oct 31, 2016 at 5:41 pm
      Look at hired tattoos. Encounters, fake or otherwise, is the only way to eliminate them. Otherwise, Ts thakur brigade would take two generations.
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        Raj
        Oct 31, 2016 at 2:59 pm
        Beware of paid Congress commentors - I would prefer if there was a genuine 3rd party that was modern and devoid of religious ideny politics and family business nonsense.
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          Bunny Rabbit
          Oct 31, 2016 at 10:32 am
          This jail break and subsequent shooting story is a tad too convenient and easy to believe easily.
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            rahul
            Oct 31, 2016 at 1:10 pm
            Why are you so frustrated when terrorists are killed? Pained at brother's death?
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              Ravun
              Oct 31, 2016 at 12:27 pm
              Another fake encounter of a Muslim
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                RN Awasthi
                Oct 31, 2016 at 10:44 am
                What about killed policeman?
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                  subraman
                  Oct 31, 2016 at 10:43 am
                  the X-File syndrome.
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