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Guj riot video used to motivate Headley against India

Washington: LeT used videos of the 2002 Gujarat riots to motivate David Headley, a co-accused in the 26/11 attacks, to carry out "jihad" against India, indicating how the incident is being used as a major recruiting tool by the banned Pakistani militant group.

Headley, who was trained by LeT in terror operations, besides those from the ISI, had told the Chicago court last month that the Gujarat riots was very often the topic of discussion among them.

"Yes", Headley said when the government prosecutor asked him if the Gujarat riot was motivating to him to carry "jihad" against India.

"It was a massacre that had happened, and they showed people running, houses being burnt.

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