Profile of five Pak terror suspects
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Last Updated: Thursday, October 07, 2010, 18:51
  
New Delhi: The five Pakistani nationals including two serving Army Majors, against whom international arrest warrants were issued by the Interpol, had played an active role in the Mumbai terror attacks.

All of them speak Hindi, English and Urdu fluently.

Following are their brief profiles:

Sajid Majid alias Sajid Mir was born on January 1, 1978 in Lahore. The Lashkar Commander, who can speak English, Hindi and Urdu fluently, had played a crucial role in planning and executing 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

LeT terrorist David Koleman Headley is said to have accepted in his questioning by the NIA that Sajid was one of his handlers.

Illyas Kashmiri, who conceived and executed 26/11 attack is said to be a member of Al-Qaeda's 313 Brigade. The Brigade is believed to be one of the organisations that trained the ten men who attacked Mumbai.

The 46-year old terrorist, who speaks Hindi and Urdu with ease, was reportedly killed in a drone attack by American forces but soon reappeared through an interview to a magazine.

Born in Kotli, Pakistan, Kashmiri is wanted in Mumbai terror attack case. Kashmiri is known for his threats issued against India through different media.

44-year old Major Sameer Ali is a Pakistan Army officer who played an active role in Mumbai terror attack. Born in Lahore, Ali can speak English, Hindi and Urdu.

Sameer Ali is one of the terrorists named by the country in its dossiers submitted to the Pakistan Government.

Syed Abdur Rehman Hashim retired in 2007 from Pakistan Army as a Major. The 39-year old terrorist worked closely with Lashkar-e-Taiba and coordinated the activities of a Chicago man, David Headley. Born in Lahore, Hashim was arrested in 2009 in Pakistan on unspecified charges and later released.

Major Iqbal is said to be another Pakistan Army regular who was the key handler of ten Pakistani terrorist involved in Mumbai terror attack. India named him in its dossiers submitted to Pakistan government as one of the key accused in the terror attack case. 45-year old Iqbal was born in Lahore and can speak English, Hindi and Urdu fluently.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, October 07, 2010, 18:51


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