Days after Coimbatore police started to conduct a door-to-door survey on the residents in the city after the terror links in the Coimbatore car blast, NIA raids are underway Thursday at least 45 places across Tamil Nadu. The major NIA crackdown takes place at 21 locations in Coimbatore and five places in Chennai.
It is an extended search in connection with the Coimbatore car blast case, which happened last month. Six people have already been arrested. Based on the inputs from them, the NIA search is taking place. They suspect a bigger terror model as per the NIA sources.
Major NIA raids underway in Tamilnadu at over 45 places in connection with the Coimbatore blast case, including 21 locations in Coimbatore and 5 in Chennai. @ABPNews
— Pinky Rajpurohit (ABP News) 🇮🇳 (@Madrassan_Pinky) November 10, 2022
On October 23, a cylinder-laden car exploded in Coimbatore. The driver of the car Jamesha Mubin died on the spot. It was later revealed that Mubin was already investigated by NIA for his alleged connection with ISIS.
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