Mumbai attacks: Pak firmly denies presence of FBI on its soil

January 2nd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Jan.2 (ANI): The Pakistan Government on Friday firmly denied that a team of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was in the country to investigate possible leads connected with the November 26-29 terror attacks on Mumbai that caused the deaths of over 170 people and injured over 300.
Islamabad also denied reports in the media that an FBI team had visited Faridkot in Punjab Province, as also the home of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the surviving terrorist involved in the Mumbai raid, as part of its investigations. The authorities made it clear that there was no proposal to allow the FBI to enter or stay in Pakistan for any kind of investigation.
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilanis Adviser on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik told newsmen here today that reports of the presence of the FBI on Pakistani soil were inaccurate and not true. (ANI)

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