Two HUJI militants arrested

December 22nd, 2007 - 11:57 am ICT by admin  

Lucknow, Dec 22 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Police and central security agencies today arrested two militants of the Harkat-ul-Jehad-al-Islami (HuJI) who were allegedly involved in serial bomb blasts in the state.
The two HuJI militants, identified as Khalid Mohammed and Tariq, were arrested from the Barabanki railway station.
According to sources, 1.25 kilogram of RDX and gelatin sticks was recovered from them.
Terror struck in Uttar Pradesh on November 23, when militants triggered near-simultaneous blasts in court premises killing 15 people, four of them lawyers, and injuring over 80.
Six bombs - three in Varansi, two in Faizabad and one in Lucknow - planted on cycles, went off within a span of 15 minutes. (ANI)

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