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#Lucknow #encounter: ISIS Khorasan module busted, 1 killed, 6 terror suspects arrested

 Lucknow.  After 12 hours of fierce battle, the siege in Haji Ali Colony in Thakurganj, Lucknow come to an end with an encounter of Mohammed Saifullah alias Ali. After the arrest of six people one killed in an encounter, the

Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) claimed that the suspected terrorist belonged to ISIS Khorasan module. The cops used chilli bombs and stun grenades to flush out militant hiding in a rented apartment.

The operation started, few hours after a low-intensity blast took place in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train in which nine people were injured. Moments after the blast three persons were arrested from Pipariya bus stand in Madhya Pradesh and an intelligence report was shared with Central Intelligence officials.

The blast and the combing operation came a day before the seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh polls, but there have been no indications that the developments are anywhere linked to the five-state Assembly elections.