Japanese Embassy in India gets warning of more bombs
INDIA: The Japanese Embassy has received an e-mail warning of a bomb
in a New Delhi market, and has warned its citizens to stay away from
crowded public places, a notice posted on its Web site said Thursday.
The warning came after 29 explosions shook two Indian cities over the
weekend, killing at least 43 people and wounding scores more.
An e-mail warning preceded most of those bombings, and 19 other
unexploded bombs have since been found in a western Indian city. Indian
police said they were trying to trace the e-mail. But the threat
“doesn’t look like it’s serious,” said a senior New Delhi officer, Alok
He added that the weekend’s bombings had already led police to step
up security across New Delhi and no extra measures were being taken
Japan’s embassy said it received an e-mail warning of a bomb in the
capital’s popular Sarojini Nagar market. It urged Japanese citizens “to
stay away from public places where many people gather, such as stations,
markets (including Sarojini Nagar), bus stops and religious
There were no reports of bomb threats being received by other foreign
missions in India.