Vicky Nanjappa

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Shaven body, a trimmer and a note on Kafirs: Why the Coimbatore blast was a suicide attack

The Islamic State rule book, or for that matter any terrorist rule book, says that before undertaking a suicide mission, the body of the bomber needs to be shaved.

New Delhi, Nov 04: Investigation into the Coimbatore blast has revealed that Jamesha Mubin was on a suicide mission and the possible target was a temple. Mubin died in the blast when one of the two LPG cylinders in his car exploded in front of the Sangameswarar Temple in Coimbatore.

He had planned to attack the temple on the eve of Diwali so that he could disrupt the celebrations and also cause fear in the minds of the Hindus, an official tells OneIndia.

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