Pathankot attack: Interpol issues red corner notice against Masood Azhar

(From The Times of India)

The Interpol has issued red corner notice against Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf for their alleged role in the conspiracy to attack the strategic Indian Air Force base in Pathankot.

Masood Azhar.

Masood Azhar

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) had sought the red corner notice against Masood Azhar, his brother Abdul Rauf, Kashif Jan and Shahid Latif, two handlers of JeM terrorists who had infiltrated into India from Pakistan through Bamiyal sector of Punjab in the wee hours of December 30 to launch the terror assault.

The strategic base was attacked by terrorists of banned JeM during the intervening night of January one and two in which seven security personnel were killed. Four bodies of terrorists were recovered from the site of the encounter which lasted for nearly 80 hours. Read More



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