Ahmedabad: A team of Gujarat police go to
Mumbai to study the serial blasts that left 18 persons dead
and 131 injured, a top official said on Thursday.
"A team comprising of officers from the Anti Terrorist
Squad and the Ahmedabad Crime Branch would be going to Mumbai
soon," Gujarat Director General of Police Chitranjan Singh
"They would be going there for academic purpose to study
the incident and learn lessons from it," he said.
When asked if there were any links between the Mumbai
blasts and the serial blasts of July 2008 in Ahmedabad, Singh
said they were not ruling out any thing.
It could be that some of the SIMI members accused in the
July 26, 2008 blasts, who are absconding, might be involved in
the Mumbai blasts going by the type of explosives used, he
Gujarat has been put on high alert following blasts in
Mumbai last evening and security has been enhanced at all
strategic points and public places.