New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday gave a shocking revelation that a terror strike has been averted in the national capital. Three people from Assam with improvised explosive devices (IED) have been arrested in this connection.

“A terror strike has been averted as three persons have been apprehended with Improvised explosive devices (IED),” DCP Pramod Kushwaha, Delhi Police Special Cell, was quoted as saying by ANI.

According to reports, police have recovered banned literature and other explosive materials from the possession of the arrested men. Police claim that the arrested men were trying to launch a terror attack in the national capital and were also planning attacks in other parts of the country.

Police have identified the terrorists as Ranjit Ali, Islam, and Jamaal. They are residents of Goalpara in Assam.

“The three arrested persons were from an ISIS-inspired module and were planning to attack using an IED blast a local fair in Goalpara (Assam). They were planning to replicate it in Delhi,” Kushwaha added.

He further stated that the terrorists look like belonging to a self-radicalised group, detailed interrogation will reveal further links.