December 2001 News

JeM involvement established

13 December 2001
The Daily Excelsior
Excelsior Correspondent

Jammu: Security forces here this afternoon intercepted a message of Jaish-e- Mohammed (JeM) outfit, headed by Masood Azhar, which confirmed involvement of the outfit in terrorist attack on Parliament today morning in which seven security personnel were killed. Authoritative sources told EXCELSIOR that the intercepted message was being given by a Jaish-e-Mohammed commander from Pakistan to his cadre in Jammu and Kashmir on a sophisticated radio set. The ‘commander’ had received the information from his Delhi based cadre on telephone, which was also explained by him on the set. The message said six fidayeens of JeM outfit were involved in the attack on Parliament. Of them, four were New Delhi based. While four fidayeens were killed, one managed to escape and another was missing, the message said. It said seven security personnel were killed and 25 injured in the attack.


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