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Illyas directed Headley to scout Jewish targets

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, Dec 25 � American-born terrorist David Headley�s return after the Mumbai terror strikes of 2008 was to give final touches to synchronised terror strikes on Jewish houses located in five cities, including the national capital on instructions of al-Qaeda operative Illyas Kashmiri, reports PTI.

Piecing together the 293-day trail of Headley, the NIA, which submitted its 60-page chargesheet before a special court yesterday, said that during his visit to India in March 2009, he was scouting only the Jewish targets, including the El Al airlines office in Mumbai on instructions from Kashmiri, who merged his 313 Brigade of Harkat-ul-Jehad Islamia with al-Qaeda.

Ahead of his arrival in India in March 2009, Headley had met Illyas Kashmiri in Miransa area in North Waziristan in February where he was instructed to conduct final recce of Chabad houses for an attack, the chargesheet said.

The NIA chargesheet which is supported by voluminous documents also talks about the fears of Headley to return to India after the 26/11 attacks and said that the American terrorist had met his accomplice Tahawwur Rana and talked about his fear of being apprehended.

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Illyas directed Headley to scout Jewish targets

NEW DELHI, Dec 25 � American-born terrorist David Headley�s return after the Mumbai terror strikes of 2008 was to give final touches to synchronised terror strikes on Jewish houses located in five cities, including the national capital on instructions of al-Qaeda operative Illyas Kashmiri, reports PTI.

Piecing together the 293-day trail of Headley, the NIA, which submitted its 60-page chargesheet before a special court yesterday, said that during his visit to India in March 2009, he was scouting only the Jewish targets, including the El Al airlines office in Mumbai on instructions from Kashmiri, who merged his 313 Brigade of Harkat-ul-Jehad Islamia with al-Qaeda.

Ahead of his arrival in India in March 2009, Headley had met Illyas Kashmiri in Miransa area in North Waziristan in February where he was instructed to conduct final recce of Chabad houses for an attack, the chargesheet said.

The NIA chargesheet which is supported by voluminous documents also talks about the fears of Headley to return to India after the 26/11 attacks and said that the American terrorist had met his accomplice Tahawwur Rana and talked about his fear of being apprehended.

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