Pathankot probe- NIA team likely to visit Islamabad soon

A team of the National Investigating Agency is likely to visit Islamabad in connection with the probe into Pathankot attack.

Yesterday Pakistan had intimated India that its team of investigators would be in India for 4 days starting March 27th, to probe the Pathankot attack.


An officer with the NIA informed OneIndia that the visit is likely. However, the dates have not been fixed as yet.

The Pakistan team would first visit India and probe into the matter. After the information is shared by Pakistan, then the NIA team is scheduled to visit Islamabad.

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The visit by the NIA would help strengthen the probe. The details that the Pakistan investigators would provide will be corroborated with the information that we have collected, the NIA official also informed.

The NIA is also contemplating visiting Bhawalpur, the headquarters of the Jaish-e-Mohammad which carried out the attack on Pathankot.

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The Pakistan team which will visit India on March 27th will be accompanied by officials of the NIA. The team is also likely to schedule a visit to Bamiyal village, through which the terrorists are said to have infiltrated before carrying out the attack.

A visit to the airbase is also on the cards. The Minister of state for home affairs had indicated yesterday that the Pakistan team would be allowed to visit any site if it is necessary for the investigations.

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