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India hands over evidence to Pakistan over Mumbai attacks

By Xinhua,

New Delhi : India Monday handed over to Pakistan material linking the Mumbai attack to elements in Pakistan, according to India’s Ministry of External Affairs.

India’s Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee said in a statement, “I have today handed over to Pakistan evidence of the links with elements in Pakistan of the terrorists who attacked Mumbai on 26th November, 2008.

We are also briefing all our friendly countries. I have written to my counterparts around the world giving them details of the events in Mumbai and describing in some detail the progress that we have made in our investigations and the evidence that we have collected,” he said.

The evidence includes material from the interrogation of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani national terrorist has been arrested, details of the terrorists communication links, recovered weapons and data retrieved from recovered GPS and satellite phones.

Mukherjee said this material is linked to elements in Pakistan.

“It is our expectation that the Government of Pakistan will promptly undertake further investigations in Pakistan and share the results with us so as to bring the perpetrators to justice,” he said.

India’s government blamed elements from Pakistan for involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks in which at least 172 people were killed and requested that strong action be taken.