US hands over evidence proving Pak’s hand in Pathankot Airbase Attack

New Delhi: In the report submitted by the United States to India today, the former has put forth evidence which clearly states that the deadly Pathankot Attack which took place in the month of January this year was emanated from Pakistan.

The attack which claimed lives of seven security personnel saw India holding Pak terrorists responsible. Also, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is considering over filing a charge sheet against the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar in the case.

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US in its report has mentioned that the IP addresses of the Facebook accounts which are handled by the JeM handlers and that of the website which provided financial aid to them (Al Rahman Trust), both are located in Pakistan.

Along with this, the probe confirms that the Facebook Page accessed by the friends of JeM handler Kashif Jaan were related to jihad and JeM and that they also have the pictures of the four militants who were gunned down during the attack. These accounts were accessed using IP addresses of Pakistan-based telecom firms (Telenor and Pakistan TeleCommunications Company Ltd).

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Talking on the same, an official said, “The US has confirmed that all these websites and IP addresses originated in Pakistan and these were uploaded around the time of the Pathankot attack.”

As of now, India also said that it was ready to hold talks with Pak but only on important issues that are a concern for both the countries – cross border infiltration attempts and terror attacks in Mumbai and Pathankot.

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