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16 Rajasthan Ministers get Terror Threat

Jaipur, Dec 26: Sixteen Rajasthan ministers have received a terror threat on e-mail, allegedly sent by the Indian Mujahideen, the state government revealed it on Friday.

The terror outfit IM sent an email threatening a series of bomb blasts will occur in the state on January 26, the Republic Day. The Indian Mujahideen claimed to have sent the mail.

"The e-mails have been received by some cabinet and state ministers, threatening them that there will be bomb blasts in Rajasthan Jan 26," Rajasthan Director General of Police Omendra Bhardwaj, told IANS.

These e-mails were received on Dec 22 at around 5.45 p.m.

"We got information about it on Thursday. We are trying to investigate and verify the credibility of the mails," a police officer said.

"We have tightened security at major spots across the state as we do not want to take any chance," he said.

According to police, the e-mails are being sent by IM and they said that the ministers should be careful as the group is going to give them a "big bang surprise".

The mails said the ministers can now understand the goal of the group and do whatever they can. This should be taken as a warning and IM will conduct the blasts in various parts of Rajasthan January 26.

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