Terror In State Unearthed!


Kolkata: Averting a major terror strike planned by the Islamic terrorists in West Bengal on the eve of Independence Day, police busted a terror den in Murshidabad district’s Raghunathganj area and recovered a huge cache containing around 100 kgs of explosive. Cops also nabbed two suspected Jihadis during the raid.

Intelligence Agencies have earlier sounded alert of a major terror attack in Kolkata and across the state. The arrested persons identified as Aftab Sheikh and Rafiqul Islam are currently being interrogated by the cops.

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On the other hand, following IB alert security has been beefed up in the state. Police have launched a massive search operation after the recovery. The cops conducted search in Birbhum and Bolpur station.

The recovery of such a huge dump of explosives sent ripples of concern in the security establishment, a central intelligence team has been rushed to the spot after the incident.