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2010 Jama Masjid mosque shootout

A bomb fitted in a car had exploded near the Jama Masjid in September 19, 2010.

IM members Yasin Bhatkal and his associates had allegedly carried out hte attack on the instructions of Pakistan-based leaders Riyaz Bhatkal and Iqbal Bhatkal.

Yasin prepared and planted a pressure cooker IED in a car which was parked near the gate number three of Jama Masjid. Two suspected IM operatives had fired at a bus from which foreign tourists were descending near gate number three. Two Taiwanese tourists had sustained bullet injuries in the firing.


Delhi Police in their charge sheet has named Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar. The court will hear the matter on May 22, 2014 on the issue of consideration of the charge sheet. May 8, 2014

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Delhi CM Dikshit visits Jama Masjid shootout injured in LNJP Hopital
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit paid a visit to the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash (LNJP) Hospital on Monday morning to inquire about the health and welfare of two Taiwanese tourists who had been shot at and injured near Gate No.3 of the Jama Masjid in the Walled City on Sunday. ANI

Shooting incident may affect international tourists' arrival for CWG, says Vijay Goel
Condemning the shooting incident that occurred near Jama Masjid mosque here on Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Kumar Goel on Saturday apprehended that the incident could affect international tourists arrival for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. ANI

Agra gears up to welcome Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton on Monday
Preparations were in full swing in Agra, the city of Taj Mahal, to welcome Queens Baton for the Commonwealth Games 2010 on Monday. ANI

Indian Mujaheedin claims responsibility for Jama Masjid shootout(Update-Jama Masjid shootout)
Indian Mujahideen (IM) claimed responsibility for the Jama Masjid shootout incident on Sunday evening, and issued a threat to the government not to hold the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. ANI

Jama Masjid shootout: Home Minister Chidambaram meets injured at LNJP hospital
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram visited Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narayan hospital here on Sunday afternoon to see two Taiwan nationals injured in the Jama Masjid shootout incident that occurred in the morning. ANI

Home Ministry seeks report from Delhi Police in Jama Masjid shootout incident(update)
Taking serious note of the Jama Masjid shooting incident, in which two Taiwan nationals injured here on Sunday morning, the Home Ministry has reportedly sought a detailed report from Delhi Police. ANI

Two foreign tourists injured in firing near Jama Masjid
Two foreign tourists were reportedly injured in firing near the historic Jama Masjid in the walled city area on Sunday morning. ANI

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