Pak denies PM-US envoy meet over California shooter’s links to masjid

(From Dawn)

Pakistan on Saturday denied reports in international and local media claiming that officials from the United States had a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif regarding the alleged link between Tashfeen Malik – the female shooter in the California rampage – and Lal Masjid and its cleric.

Tashfeen Malik

Tashfeen Malik

A statement released by the Prime Minister’s House said news reports regarding the meeting of a special US envoy with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in London to discuss the California tragedy are ‘baseless’ and ‘incorrect.’

Reports had claimed that US officials had delivered a message regarding the alleged link between Malik, and Islamabad’s Lal Masjid, to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in London. Read more



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