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India identifies mastermind of Pathankot attacks; plot hatched in Pakistan’s Markaz

In a significant development in the Pathanot airbase terror attack case, India has identified the mastermind of six terrorists who was controlling the perpetrators of the attack, a report said on Thursday.

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The Indian security agencies have identified the mastermind who was controlling the terrorists Asfaq Ahmed, Hafiz Abdul Shakur, Kashim Jan and Masood Azhar.

The news agency further reported that Pathankot airbase terror plot was hatched in Markaz in Pakistan.

Seven security personnel were killed in the attack early Saturday morning on the Pathankot Air Force Station by six terrorists who crossed over from Pakistan. All the six terrorists were killed by security forces later.

Meanwhile, India said that after the terror attack on the IAF base in Pathankot in Punjab, the ball was in Pakistan’s court on continuation of the resumed bilateral talks.

A source privy to the details said that the meeting discussed the Pathankot attack and the information shared so far by India.

“The meeting decided to speed up work on the leads given by India,” he said on anonymity.

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