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Pak oppn leader asks Nawaz Sharif to brief Parl over Pathankot probe

PTI
Published Feb 20, 2016, 8:56 pm IST
Updated Feb 20, 2016, 8:56 pm IST
Pakistan's Pathankot probe team may visit India next month.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (Photo: PTI)
 Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (Photo: PTI)

Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was on Saturday asked by an opposition leader to bring "real facts" about the Pathankot terror attack before the Parliament to take it into confidence.

"India is leveling baseless allegations on Pakistan over Pathankot terror attack and the Prime Minister must bring real facts before the nation," Pakistan People's Party lawmaker Syed Khursheed Shah, who is also the leader of opposition in National Assembly, told reporters.

 

This is the first time that the opposition has sought briefing over the January 2 attack on an Indian air force base in Pathankot and the probe by Pakistani authorities.

Shah said Prime Minister Sharif should take parliament into confidence over the probe.

Read: Pakistan's Pathankot probe team may visit India next month

A team of Pakistani investigators are likely to visit India next month for collecting evidence on the involvement of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists in the Pathankot terror attack, a media report on said.

"The team's visit is expected," a senior diplomat told Dawn News, adding that the dates for the trip were yet to be finalised.

 

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