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On Jama Masjid shooting

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Posted: September 25, 2010 1:05 am

The shooting of Taiwanese tourists in Old Delhi on Sunday by gunmen had been ‘over-hyped’,Chidambaram said in the interview. “It was an opportunistic attack,and we think local gangs were responsible. We are not yet prepared to call it a terror attack at this stage.” ”A number of people are being questioned but no formal arrests have been made. The e-mail that came a few hours after the firing has been traced to a server in a foreign country— Norway,” the Home Minister revealed,adding that the e-mail was sent from a GPS-activated mobile phone. “Nothing in the email itself directly links it to the shooting. It just could be that the e-mail was issued couple of hours after the shooting,taking advantage of the incident which they might have heard on television or radio,” Chidambaram added.

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