India finds link in Kasav's gene

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Mumbai, Feb 6: DNA samples drawn from Azam Amir Kasav, the lone survival of Mumbai terror attacks 2008, have matched with imprints on a life jacket found on MV Kuber. Kuber is the fishing trawler that brought the terrorists to Mumbai.

“The sweat analysis from a lifejacket found on the Kuber matched with the DNA samples of Kasav," a top forensic official said.

DNA analysis of another five terrorists involved in the carnage is being conducted in the Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory, it is learnt.

All the 10 terrorists boarded the Gujarat-based fishing vessel in international waters sailed to within a few nautical miles off Mumbai.

In another development, the National Security Adviser, M K  Narayanan was contradicted for a second time in three days on Thursday Feb 5 when home minister, P Chidambaram said that India had not received any response on the dossier given to Pakistan on the Mumbai attacks.

“There is no confusion. Both the external affairs minister and I have said that we have not received any response to the dossier given to Pakistan as yet," Chidambaram said.

He was speaking in response to Narayanan"s remarks in an interview to a private television channel that Pakistan had asked twice for more details on the dossier.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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