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Who is Abdul Rauf Asghar; the 'mastermind' behind Pathankot terror attack

There is a twist in speculations about Pathankot terror attack.


Who is Abdul Rauf Asghar; the 'mastermind' behind Pathankot terror attack
JeM head Maulana Masood Azhar

New Delhi: There is a twist in speculations about Pathankot terror attack.

According to reports, Jaish-e-Mohammed head Maulana Masood Azhar's brother Abdul Rauf Asghar is the mastermind of Pathankot attack.

The younger brother of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, Abdul Rauf Asghar is commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed.

Earlier, Pathankot attackers were believed to have infiltrated from Pakistan and there was speculation that they may belong to Jaish-e-Mohammad headed by Maulana Masood Azhar of the Kandahar hijack episode.

Jaish-e-Mohammed is based mainly in the Pakistan-administered portion of the state of Kashmir.

Masood Azhar was the mastermind of Kandahar hijack episode.

Earlier, heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists had stormed the Air Force base in Pathankot, triggering a gunbattle in which 7 security men and all the 6 infiltrators were killed.

 

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