E-mail threatens blast in Delhi on Independence Day

Jaipur State and Central intelligence agencies have been put on alert after an e-mail threatening blast in Delhi on Independence Day was sent to various state chief secretaries, including Rajasthan Chief Secretary C K Mathew.

The e-mail, forwarded yesterday by one Ajay Kashyap to the chief secretaries of Rajasthan, Delhi and few other states, claimed that a man from Bihar was planning to trigger blasts in Delhi on August 15, state intelligence sources said.

The e-mail also contained specific details of the man, it claimed, would carry out the blasts, they said.

Efforts are on to trace the source of the e-mail and the sender's identity.

Story First Published: August 04, 2012 18:43 IST

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