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Who are Indian Mujahideen?

Indian Mujahideen took the responsibility of the Varanasi blast in an email today. A two-year-old girl was killed and several people, including foreigners were injured in the blast. Who are IM?

delhi Updated: Dec 07, 2010 21:21 IST

Indian Mujahideen took the responsibility of the Varanasi blast in an email today. A two-year-old girl was killed and several people, including foreigners were injured in the blast. Who are IM?

* Indian Mujahideen is a Islamic terrorist group in India

* Came into limelight after 13 May 2008 Jaipur bombings

* IM has claimed responsibility for several attacks in India.

* Believed to be a "shadow of the banned Student Islamic Movement of India

* Indian Mujahideen is one of many groups composed of banned Student Islamic Movement of India's members.

* Took responsibility of 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts also.