Anti Terrorist Squad arrests two fidayeen terrorists in run-up to LS polls

Two Pakistani nationals were arrested in Uttar Pradesh for planning to target Varanasi before the elections.

Gorakhpur | Updated: March 27, 2014 11:55 am

Two suspected fidayeen terrorists from Pakistan have been arrested by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh Police from the railway station in Gorakhpur.

Both the terrorists, identified as Owais and Murtaza, were arrested last night from the cab way at the railway station, ATS sources said.

Two AK 47 rifles, pistol and explosives besides some documents were recovered from the two, who are suspected to be members of Fidayeen squad from Pakistan, they said.

The two had entered the country through Nepal from Sonouli border, the ATS sources said.

The ATS officials are interrogating them and trying to get more information from them and about their plans, they said.

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    Drrkd Goel
    Mar 27, 2014 at 11:39 am
    Why the BJP is playing with the lives of innocent peoples of India from 1992?
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  2. G
    Global Indian
    Mar 28, 2014 at 4:22 am
    what is wrong with you? Where is the reference to BJP in this article?If you really are a DR, this comment is insulting the education you gained.Please stop this nonsense.
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