Canadian police to probe Kanishka bombing

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Chandigarh, Nov 12: A Canadian police team on Tuesday, Nov 11 held talks with the top brass of Chandigarh police and CBI here in connection with the bombing of Air India flight 'Kanishka" in 1985.

The five-member team is on a visit to Chandigarh and Punjab to probe a few leads in connection with the incident in which 329 people on board the Toronto-Delhi Boeing 747 flight were killed. Canadian officials visited Burail Jail and questioned Jagtar Singh Hawara. They are likely to question Paramjit Singh Bheora in the same jail on Wednesday.

Chandigarh Police have assured their support to the investigators. The Air India Boeing 747 flight No. 182 Kanishka had exploded over the Atlantic ocean, over the Irish coast on June 23, 1985 killing all 329 people onboard, most of them Canadian citizens.

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