Al-Qaeda threatens suicide attack in India over remarks against Prophet Muhammad
New Delhi : Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda has threatened India with possible suicide attacks in major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat to "fight the honour of the Prophet."
The threat comes days after one of the Indian politicians made controversial remarks against Prophet Muhammad. BJP's national spokesperson Nupur Sharma was immediately suspended and expelled from the party for her remarks which has angered many Islamic nations.
"We shall kill those who affront our Prophet and we shall bind explosives with our bodies and the bodies of our children to blow away the ranks of those who dare to dishonour our Prophet... The saffron terrorists should now await their end in Delhi, Bombay, UP and Gujarat," the letter read.
In the past few days, over a dozen Islamic nations have joined hand to condemn the controversial remark made by the Indian politician. However, Indian authorities have cleared that the tweets made by one of the leaders does not represent the ideology of Indian government.
Nupur Sharma had made the controversial remarks during a debate show on a national channel, while another leader Naveen Jindal posted a controversial remark on Twitter.
On Sunday, BJP announced the suspension of the leaders from the party and maintained its intolerance for disrespect of any religious personality.