India awaiting Pak special investigation team’s visit regarding Pathankot probe

NEW DELHI – India said that it was awaiting a visit of special investigation team (SIT) from Pakistan and details in connection with the Pathankot terror attack, days after an FIR registered in Gujranwala.

“The government awaits details from Pakistan and also awaits visit by SIT,” State Minister for External Affairs V K Singh said, to a question in Lok Sabha.

Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday said that the investigation team from Pakistan likely to visit Pathankot in the first few days of March and Pakistan was pursuing the investigation seriously.

To another question on attack on Indian Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan last month, the minister said that government was awaiting detailed information from the Afghan authorities regarding result of their investigation into the attack.

In view of the attack, he said that the government has undertaken further review of security measures in the embassy and four consulates in coordination with Afghan authorities.

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