Al-Qaeda video threatens India of more Mumbai like attacksFebruary 10th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.10 (ANI): The Al-Qaeda has warned India that it could face a repeat of last years terror attacks in Mumbai if it initiates military action Pakistan.
The BBC says that it has received a video featuring an Al Qaeda leader that warns India against any attack on Pakistan.
Al- Qaeda leader Sheikh Mustafa Abu Yazeed, who was believed to have been killed in a US drone strike in August 2008, warned India of suicide attacks and threatened to hit major economic centers like Mumbai.
We will bring mujahideen and suicide attackers from all over the Muslim world to confront you (India). They will target your economic centers and raze them to the ground, the Daily Times quoted Yazeed, as saying.
The 20-minute video also attacked the Pakistan Government for succumbing to international pressure and banning militant outfits after the Mumbai attacks.
This is probably the first time, since 9/11, that the Al-Qaeda has targeted India directly.
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