Pak envoy to US agrees that Times Square bomber acted 'alone'

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New York, May 11 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Abdullah Hussain Haroon has told CBS' "Face the Nation," that he does not agree with Obama administration officials that the alleged Times Square bomber, Faisal Shahzad, was trained by Tariqi Taliban in Pakistan.

"General Petraeus had it right that this was the act of a lone man," he said.

Petraeus stated (prior to the administration's claims Sunday) that he did not believe that Shahzad worked with other terrorists. And although Haroon said that the Obama dministration may have other evidence, he said, "All I am saying is that the evidence I have points in one direction. It does not have its signature of the Taliban."

Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon also contested Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's claim that the Pakistan Government knew the location of Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda leaders.

Ambassador Haroon said that if the Pakistani government knew where Osama Bin Laden is, they would have gone after him.

He said that the Pakistani army-not the U.S. military -- will have to decide when and how to send forces to North Waziristan, where it is believed bin Laden is hiding. (ANI)

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