Monday, February 25, 2013

Indian media uses late MQM MPA photo for Hyderabad blasts suspect

Indian media on Sunday mistakenly used an image of the late MPA Manzar Imam for an alleged suspect involved in the recent blasts in Hyderabad, India, Express News reported.
At least 18 people were killed and over 50 were wounded in multiple blasts in the crowded Dilsukhnagar area of Hyderabad on Thursday.
Imam, a member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), was killed in a targeted attack on January 17, which the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan have claimed responsibility for.
An Indian news channel aired a program identifying eight alleged terrorist suspects who are purported to have been behind the attacks in Hyderabad.
The news channel was referring to a member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM), however, used Imam’s photo. The IM member was allegedly the “mastermind” behind the bombings.

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