Lashkar behind 26/11 Mumbai attacks: UK report

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London, Aug 3: UK parliamentary committee on Sunday, Aug 2 held Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Toiba responsible for the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008.

"Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba, blamed by India for attacks on its soil including on Mumbai, has reached a 'merge point' with al-Qaeda," a report by the Foreign Affairs Committee quoted a former CIA chief as saying.

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The report on 'Global Security: Afghanistan and Pakistan' headed by lawmaker Mike Gapes said, "It was from the tribal areas in Pakistan that the bomb plots in London, Madrid, Bali, Islamabad and later Germany and Denmark were planned."

It also said, "The LeT group, which was responsible for the November 2008 Mumbai attacks which targeted Westerns, in particular US and UK nationals, also operates from these tribal areas."

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