E-mail threatening Delhi attacks traced to Mumbai's Borivali area

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Mumbai, Sep 21 (ANI): The email purportedly sent by outlawed Indian Mujahideen owning up the attacks outside Jama Masjid and threatening more strikes ahead of Commonwealth Games has been traced to Borivali area of Mumbai.

According to sources, the mail was sent using a Tata phone connection procured through a fake identity card.

One person is understood to have been questioned by Delhi Police in this regard. Police suspect the person has some link to the firing incident.

Indian Mujahideen had claimed responsibility for the Jama Masjid shootout incident in which two Taiwan nationals were injured after a tourist bus they were traveling in, was fired upon by two unidentified persons riding a motorbike

They also issued a threat to the government not to hold the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

They claimed responsibility for the incident in a mail sent to the Hindi Radio service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

"As we bleed so will you reap, .....Beware, this is the initiative of Allah's lions. We warn if you have the guts, you dare to organise Commonwealth Games. We know preparations for the Commonwealth Games are at their peak. Beware! We are also preparing to surprise all," the BBC Hindi Radio service quoted the threat mail, as stating.

Indian Mujahideen is believed to be a shadow outfit of the outlawed Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and has also been linked to the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba. (ANI)

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