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India tells Pak to give 5 days’ notice for Pathankot probe team visit

Earlier, a six-member SIT was set up by Pakistan government for conducting an initial probe into the attack on the Pathankot air force base.

Terror in Pathankot Updated: Mar 04, 2016 00:54 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Last month, Pakistan lodged an FIR in the Pathankot terror attack case, which was seen by India as a “step forward” in bringing the perpetrators of the strike to justice.(HT File Photo)

India has told Pakistan to inform it at least five days in advance of the visit by its joint investigation team (JIT) here in connection with the Pathankot terror attack, official sources said. Meanwhile, India also hoped there would be “greater understanding” in the UN Sanctions Committee to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist after the Pathankot strike.

Pakistan formed a five-member JIT to probe the attack and it is expected to arrive here soon.Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz said on Wednesday the team may visit India in the next few days.

Earlier, a six-member SIT was set up by Pakistan government for conducting an initial probe into the attack on the Pathankot air force base.

Last month, Pakistan lodged an FIR in the Pathankot terror attack case, which was seen by India as a “step forward” in bringing the perpetrators of the strike to justice.

First Published: Mar 04, 2016 00:54 IST