Suicide Vest, Explosives Found as Agencies Raid Nabbed IS Terrorist Abdul Yusuf Khan's House In UPRepresentative image of an ISIS fighter with the group’s flag.

Security agencies have recovered a suicide vest and explosives used for making bombs from the house of ISIS terrorist Abdul Yusuf Khan in Uttar Pradesh’s Balarampur district.

Security forces conducted searches at Yusuf’s residence where a jacket used for fitting explosives, and used as a suicide vest was found.

Explosives and ball bearings used to make bombs were also recovered.

The security agencies have also picked up three persons, including Yusuf’s father, and started interrogations.

Teams of the Central agencies, Uttar Pradesh Police’s Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) and Delhi Police interrogated Yusuf on Saturday.

The terrorist was arrested from New Delhi’s Dhaula Kuan area on Friday (22 August) night after a brief exchange of fire.

The ISIS operative was arrested by the special cell of Delhi police after a shoot out in the said area. Upon his arrest, the Police recovered two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from his possession. A pistol was also recovered from him.

The terrorist was planning a major terror attack and revealed that it was in retaliation to the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

(With inputs from IANS)

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