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NIA detains 11 people for suspected terror links in Hyderabad

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) On Wednesday Detained Nearly 11 People From Hyderabad, Who Were Allegedly Planning Terror Activities In The City.

PTI | Updated on: 29 Jun 2016, 11:17:50 AM


The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday detained nearly 11 people from Hyderabad, who were allegedly planning terror activities in the city.

Raids were carried out in different localities of the old city and detained at least five persons, who were allegedly planning terror activities in the city, police said.

"Raids are going on at three to four places in the old city are. NIA is doing it. The local police is assisting them. Searches are being conducted over some suspected terror activities that were planned to be carried out in the city," a senior intelligence officer said.

Around eleven persons (suspects) have been detained and some explosive material (ammunition) has been recovered, sources in the intelligence department, Hyderabad Police, told PTI.

"We are not sure who these people (suspects) are and the groups they are affiliated with," the sources added.

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First Published : 29 Jun 2016, 11:15:00 AM