Pakistanis accused in US' charge-sheet on Mum 2008 attacks

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Washington, May 9: The United States government has named five Pakistanis as the accused of masterminding the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008.

The second charge-sheet tabled by the US has named the persons - Sajid Majeed, Abu Qahafa, Mazhar Iqbal, Major Iqbal and a Lashkar-e-Toiba member who has been identified as D.

Sajid Majeed is a senior Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) Commander and heads the LeT's 'India set up'. He was the key planner of Mumbai terror attacks. He was personally involved in the training and briefing of all the 10 terrorists who carried out the Mumbai attacks.Sajid Majeed was conspiring with David Headley in 2009 to attack targets in Denmark (Danish terror plot).

Abu Qahafa, who is a senior LeT trainer and an expert in handling arms and explosives, is an absconding accused in the Mumbai terror attack case.

Mazhar Iqbal, who is a senior Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) Commander who was in charge of the Kashmir set up till 2008, was a key conspirator of 26/11 attacks.

Lashkar member D is believed to be the overall operational commander of LeT and an important conspirators of 26/11.

Major Iqbal, who is suspected to be a Pakistan ISI officer, provided funds ($25,000) and FICN to David Coleman Headley for meeting his expenses during Mumbai 2008 attacks.

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