LIVE: UP ATS corners suspected terrorist in Lucknow

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Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Tuesday cornered a suspected terrorist in thickly-populated Thakurganj area of Lucknow.

The operation at Haji colony is underway.

Reports say the suspected terrorist, named Saifullah, fired shots at security forces, triggering a gunbattle.

Saifullah, allegedly linked with terror group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, has locked himself in a room, which has been gheraoed by the commandoes.

Teargas shells have been lobbed at the room.

As per reports, the input has been provided by the Madhya Pradesh Police. Notably, an explosion took place in a passenger train in Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh earlier today. The cause of the explosion is not known. The police have not ruled out the use of explosives in the incident.

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