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IM operative Bhatkal 13/7 blast mastermind: ATS

MUMBAI: Nearly six months after the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai on July 13, investigators may have made a breakthrough in the case. Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) sources told CNN-IBN that

Published: 02nd January 2012 11:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:07 PM   |  A+A-

MUMBAI: Nearly six months after the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai on July 13, investigators may have made a breakthrough in the case.

Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) sources told CNN-IBN that Yasin Bhatkal, the most wanted Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative is allegedly the mastermind behind the 13/7 blasts.

Sources said that Bhatkal alias Shahrukh was present in Mumbai during the blasts and had a role to play in the serial blasts which claimed 26 lives.

Bhatkal is wanted in several blast cases since 2005.

-Shoaib Ahmed



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