Delhi: Police arrested an ISIS operative after an encounter near Ring Road in the national capital. The also police recovered two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), weighing approximately 15 kilogrammes in two pressure cookers, from his possession. Besides, a pistol was also recovered from him post-firing.
According to reports, a bomb squad team is on the spot and is diffusing the IEDs recovered from the terrorist.
However, the ISIS operative has been identified as Abu Yusuf Khan and hails from Uttar Pradesh. He was nabbed on Ridge Road between Karol Bagh and Dhaula Kuan in Delhi after a shootout at around 11:30 pm on Friday.
“One ISIS operative with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) by our Special Cell after an exchange of fire at Dhaula Kuan,” Pramod Singh Kushwaha, Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police said.
Raids are being conducted at different places in the national capital to catch their hold. The police also claim that Khan was a lone wolf operative who had on his own planned an attack in the national capital.