Three more arrested in connection with Sep 13 Delhi blasts

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New Delhi, Sep 21 (UNI) The Delhi Police today made further progress in the September 13 blasts case with the arrest of three more people responsible for the blasts, taking the number of arrested in connection with the case to five.

The Police said,'' It had arrested three more persons, out of the team of 13, which carried out the September 13 Delhi blasts as well as the serial blasts in Jaipur and Ahmedabad.'' Those arrested by the Police today are Shakil, Nishar and Zia-Ur-Rehman. The three are among those 13 people of the terrorist module, who carried out blasts in Delhi and in Jaipur and Ahmedabad.

With their arrest, the number of arrests in the case has gone up to five.

On Friday two terrorists, including Bashir alias Atif and Md Sajid, were killed in an encounter at Batla House while two others, Saif and Zeeshan, were arrested after the encounter.

The Delhi Police yesterday claimed that Atif, Sajid, Saif and Zeeshan were part of the terrorist module comprising 13 people, which planned the blasts in national Capital on September 13.

The remaining six, who were involved in the blasts, are still at large.

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