Pathankot attack was an Indian drama to malign Pakistan: JIT

05 May, 2016 11:00 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A team of investigators who visited the Pathankot air force base in India declared the terror attack at the base “a drama” staged by India “to malign Pakistan”.

Five senior officers from Pakistan had visited India few weeks earlier and were allowed to tour the Pathankot airbase where seven Indian military personnel were killed.

The probe team said in its report that the attack was a drama staged to malign Pakistan and persuade the world community that Pakistan is involved in terrorism, adding that the Indian authorities failed to establish that the attackers entered from Pakistan.

The further said that the evidence provided by the Indian authorities were wrong, while the under custody accused are expected to be released soon.

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had sent the team as part of his stated commitment to identify and punish the guilty. India had blamed the attack on Masood Azhar, the chief of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed, which is based in Pakistan.

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