Delhi blast: India seeks help of foreign agencies

Last Updated: Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 13:35

New Delhi: Investigators probing the Delhi
High Court blast case have asked foreign intelligence agencies
operating in Southeast Asia if they have picked up any signal
or communication which may provide links to Wednesday`s terror
attack in the national capital.

Official sources said on Sunday that the investigators were
in regular touch with foreign agencies, particularly of the
United States, to get any information related to the blast,
including whether it was carried out by any home grown terror
outfit having links across the border or by terrorists based
in neighbouring countries.

The sleuths are also taking help from the foreign
agencies to find out the origin of the emails claiming
responsibility for the blast which has claimed 13 lives.

Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday had said that
agencies of foreign countries had been contacted to crack the
case.

He had said the security agencies were working
round-the-clock as "we are seeking help from other agencies
from around the world too".

Indian officials are taking help from the foreign
agencies to analyses data relating to signal intelligence,
communication intercepts, movement of known terrorists and
their front operatives during the past few weeks, sources
said.

Chidambaram had also said all information and leads were
being taken seriously and pursued by the investigators.

"As far as investigations are concerned, there are
promising leads but I can`t yet call them very conclusive
leads," he had said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 10:08

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