New Delhi: Despite of the fact that Pakistan’s envoy Abdul Basit ruled out allowing a visit by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India to Pakistan to investigate the Pathankot airbase terror attack, information emerged on Friday on how the Pakistani terrorists, who attacked the facility early on January 2 this year, were identified.
According to government officials, unknown citizens from several countries, including Pakistan, contacted Indian officials and provided information about the four killed terrorists who were involved in the operation at the Pathankot Air Force base.
As per a report in The Hindu, anonymous individuals from Pakistan had helped in the identification of the killed Pakistani terrorists.
According to the report, the Pakistani nationals provided the clues after the NIA uploaded the photos of four Pathankot terrorists on its website in March.
This information, in addition to phone hamper and technical intelligence, helped identify the four men.
According to one of the top official said the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), sent by Pakistan to India recently to investigate the Pathankot attack, was conveinced about the details and information.