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We have proof of Pak involvement in Mumbai blasts: India

August 14, 2006 20:05 IST

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India said on Monday that it has information about involvement of Pakistani-supported terrorists in the Mumbai train blasts and that terrorist training camps were operational on Pakistani soil.

"We have information about involvement of Pakistan-supported terrorists in Mumbai bomb blasts," Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee said. However, he did not elaborate.

Mukherjee said that infiltration of terrorists from across the borders was going on non-stop and that independent satellite photos had shown that terrorist training camps on Pakistani soil were operational.

India had taken 'concrete measures to revive ties with Pakistan respecting the sentiments of both citizens', Mukherjee said in his broadcast to the armed forces personnel on the eve of Independence day.

He regretted that Islamabad had 'not understood India's sentiments'.

"Infiltration from across the border is going on non-stop. We have information about involvement of Pakistan supported terrorists in Mumbai bomb blasts. It is reported that satellites have clicked some pictures of terrorists camps in Pakistan where militant tranings are being provided to terrorists," Mukherjee said.

He said Pakistan should get rid of such activities and try to 'behave like a good neighbour'.

In his broadcast, Mukherjee assured the armed forces that the drive to modernise the forces would continue and steps were underway to augment air and naval power to meet future requirements.



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Sub: pak involved in mumbai blasts

dear sir, I dont understand why we are not in a position to convince USA, UK about pak involvement. I urge the minister to do ...


Posted by ashutosh





Sub: Pranabji

Dear Pranab manthriji, we all know what u have said decades back, and we do not need any satellites to know that, just common sense, ...


Posted by Prakash





Sub: Proof of Pak Involvement in Terror

Tell us something new. It is known without an iota of doubt and yet our weak kneed politicians will sell our country by talking peace ...


Posted by RKK





Sub: Stop the rhetoric... show the proof

The mumbai blasts was a tragic incident - what do we get from our politicians and babu's?... empty words. What other reason could there be ...


Posted by Nikhil




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