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Not aware of Jaish chief Masood Azhar's arrest: Pakistan

Media reports had quoted unnamed sources as saying that Masood Azhar had been detained

IANS  |  Islamabad 

Jaish leader Masood Azhar held for Pathankot attack

The Pakistan Foreign Office said on Thursday that it was not aware of the arrest of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar.

"I am not aware of any such arrest," Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah told the media here.

Pakistan announced on Wednesday that it had arrested several JeM activists and sealed its offices in connection with the terrorist attack on the IAF base in Pathankot in Punjab. Media reports later quoted unnamed sources as saying that Masood Azhar had been detained.

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First Published: Thu, January 14 2016. 13:18 IST
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