Burdwan blast: Myanmar national held in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Myanmar national here in West Bengal's Burdwan blast case.

Kaleed alias Khalid Mohammed, belonging to Rohingiya solidarity organization, was having links with Bangladesh based terrorist groups. The 28-year-old is said to be an expert in explosives.

The NIA said he was arrested here Monday afternoon. Kaleed was allegedly running terror camps in areas bordering Bangladesh and Myanmar.

"He was found in possession of incriminating videos of training materials, literature relating to poisons, IED making bomb making, explosives and Jihadi literature including ISIS," said a NIA statement.

The central agency said the accused admitted to have undergone training by Tehreek-e-Azadi Arkan with trainers from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

Khaleed was residing in Hyderabad with fake identity documents. "He is found to be without valid travel documents."

Two suspected members of Bangaldesh's Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen died in a blast that occurred in a house Oct 2 in Khagragarh area of Burdwan district.

The NIA, which is probing the blast, has arrested few accused in connection with the incident.

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