Pak summons Indian envoy over Samjhauta blast
Posted on: 10:43 AM IST Jan 11, 2011
New Delhi: Following Swami Aseemanand's confession to the CBI about having planned the Samjhauta Express blast, Pakistan foreign office has summoned the Indian envoy in Islamabad.
RSS leader Aseemanand confessed before the CBI that Hindu terrorists were behind the Samjhauta Express blasts of 2007.
Seeking details on the Samjhauta blast, in which 68 people including 42 Pakistanis were killed, India's acting Deputy High Commissioner G V Srinivas was called by Director General Afrasiab Mehdi Hashmi on Monday.
Pak foreign Office hope India will provide an update on the probe into the Samjahuta Express bombing before the Foreign Secretaries of the two countries hold talks on the margins of a SAARC meeting in Bhutan during February 6-7.
The NIA, investigating the case, has said that it is clear that Hindu extremists were behind the twin explosions in the Samjhauta Express.
Aseemanand has also spilled the beans on RSS leader Indresh Kumar's alleged connections with the Mecca Masjid and the Ajmer Sharif blasts.