The Indian Government Threatens to Take Action Against Fellow Nuclear Power Pakistan Afterlast Week's Suicide Attack On the Indian Parliament

December 17, 2001


Police in India claimed yesterday to have established a link between Pakistan’s intelligence service and last week’sattack on parliament in New Delhi that claimed 12 lives. Five men armed with AK-47s and explosives stormed thecomplex on Thursday, killing five policemen, a security guard and a gardener, and themselves.

India’s Foreign Minister said India had issued a formal complaint to the Pakistani high commission claiming it had"technical evidence" that the attack was the work of one of two Kashmiri Islamic militant groups: eitherLashkar-e-Taiba (the Army of the Pure) and Jaish-e-Mohamed (the Nation of Mohamed). India has given Pakistan anultimatum to shut down the two groups, which some link to the al-Qa’ida network. The Indian police said yesterdaythey had arrested three people as part of their investigation.


  • Sputnik Kilambi, Free Speech Radio News correspondent in Hyderabad, India.