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Need for 'visible progress' in Pathankot probe, India tells Pakistan

New Delhi: India has conveyed to Pakistan the need for early and "visible progress" in the Pathankot airbase terror attack probe in that country, Rajya Sabha was told on Wednesday.

Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in Rajya Sabha that the case of terror attack on Pathankot airbase is reported to be under investigation in Pakistan.

Pathankot air base. AFP

Pathankot air base. AFP

"The government has emphasised the need for early and visible progress in the investigation in Pakistan of the Pathankot airbase terrorist attack, during the meeting of the Indian Foreign Secretary with the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan on 26 April, 2016," he said replying to a written question.

The Minister said that the National Investigation Agency has provided evidences such as certified copies of post-mortem reports, medical legal reports, call data reports, DNA reports, the seizure memo articles from the scene of crime and statements of key witnesses showing involvement of Pakistan based terrorist groups/ individuals to Pakistan's Joint Investigation Team (JIT) during its visit to India from 27-31 March in connection with the Pathankot attack.

Seven security personnel were killed in the terror attack on Pathankot airbase carried out by Pakistan-based JeM (Jaish-e-Mohammad) terror group on 2 January.

Updated Date: May 11, 2016 17:13 PM

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