2 guides from Muzaffarabad helped Uri attackers: India

New Delhi: India on Tuesday while summonning Pakistan’s High Commissioner claimed that two guides from Muzaffarabad facilitated the attackers, who attacked an army base in Kashmir’s Uri on September 18.
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar summoned Abdul Basit and provided him the details of the two guides who he said helped the attackers to reach the Uri army camp on September 18 and handed over “proof of cross-border origins” of the attackers who killed 18 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Foreign Secretary… presents proof of cross-border origins of Uri attack,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
Swarup said Basit was told that the two guides were caught by villagers in Uri and were in Indian custody.
The official identified them as Yasin Khurshid, 19, s/o Mohammed Khurshid and a resident of Khiliana Kalan in Muzaffarabad, and Faizal Hussain Awan, 20, s/o Gul Akbar and resident of Potha Jahangir, also in Muzaffarabad.
—Agencies

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