Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has threatened to blow up Rewari railway junction in Haryana by October 8, along with many temples, Indian media reported. Police has confirmed the receipt of a threat letter sent by one Masood from Karachi. It is believed that the message is from Jaish chief Masood Azhar.
As per Indian media reports, superintendent of Rohtak railway station in Haryana on Saturday received a letter purporting to be from terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed. The letter warned of large scale destruction and sabotage as it said that the group is conspiring to blow up ten major railway stations across the country.
Names of railway stations like Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Rohtak, Rewadi, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Jaipur, Bhopal, Kota have been mentioned in the letter. Apart from this, the letter warns of possible violence at temples in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana.
A person going by the name of Masood Ahmed has written the letter. In the letter, he claims to be JeM’s area commander for Jammu and Kashmir. He has vowed revenge for ‘deaths of Jihadis’. The letter, written in Hindi, was sent by ordinary mail to the railway police in Rohtak, an official of the Rohtak police said.
Security has been beefed up in and around the Rewari railway station following the threat
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17 November, 2019