Kabul suspects ‘foreign hand’ in blast: Indian envoy (Interview)

July 9th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS  

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By Manish Chand
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Afghanistan has shared its initial findings with India that point to the involvement of “a foreign intelligence agency” in the suicide bombing at the Indian mission that killed 54 people, the Indian ambassador said Wednesday. “President Hamid Karzai has made a statement saying those opposed to India-Afghan friendship are behind the attack. The Afghan interior ministry has made a statement saying a foreign intelligence agency is involved. They have shared their findings with us bilaterally,” ambassador Jayant Prasad told IANS by telephone from Kabul.

He declined to speculate on the identity of the perpetrators of the July 7 attack on the Indian embassy in which two Indian diplomats - the defence attach

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