‘Masood Azhar is in North Waziristan’

5 February 2009
The Daily Times


Lahore: There are reports that one of India’s most wanted, Maulana Masood Azhar, is in the North Waziristan Tribal Agency of Pakistan, India’s TV NDTV reported on its website on Thursday. According to the TV channel, Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar is among the 20 fugitives that India had asked Pakistan to hand over. Others in the list included Lashkar-e-Tayyaba chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. The area of North Waziristan is under the control of Jalaluddin Haqqani, whose name came up in connection with the suicide bomb attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul in July 2008, it added.