India arrests 9 Al-Qaeda militants planning ‘terrorist attacks’

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Sat, 2020-09-19 08:37

NEW DELHI: India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Saturday it has arrested nine Al-Qaeda militants who were planning attacks in several locations including the capital New Delhi.
“The group was planning to undertake terrorist attacks at vital installations in India with an aim to kill innocent people and strike terror in their minds,” the country’s main counter-terrorism arm said in a statement.
Those arrested “were motivated to undertake attacks at multiple places” including the capital region.

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