Inside the house of an Islamic State operative in UP

“I want to attain shahdat (martyrdom),” the suspected Islamic State operative said when asked to surrender. Saifullah, an alleged Islamic State operative was gunned down following a 11-hour encounter on the outskirts of Lucknow on Wednesday. The police carried out a search operation following the encounter.

During the search operation, the police found a variety of material such as pistols, maps and also a picture suggesting that the UP ATS was their target. Several cell phones and material to prepare bombs were also recovered. Saifullah, according to the police was responsible for the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train explosion on Tuesday. Here are some images of the things recovered:

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

just a reporter

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