Pak Govt, military played 'fortuitous' role in Bin Laden hunt, says Defence Minister

   May 3, 10:37 am

Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that the Pakistan Government and the armed forces played a vital role in hunting down former Al- Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden through a mobile phone chip.

Mukhtar claimed that it was Pakistan's armed forces that had weakened the Al-Qaeda's terrorist network.

He revealed that Bin Laden was hunted down through a mobile phone chip, which was found 'fortuitously', reports The Dawn.

Mukhtar also revealed that Pakistan was bound by a contract with the U.S. to hand over all Arabic and English data found during the search for Bin Laden. Similarly, the U.S. was to provide all Urdu data to Pakistan for intelligence sharing purposes.

Mukhtar also said the armed forces are currently looking into material recovered from the compound in Abbottabad , where Bin Laden was captured and eventually killed by U.S. forces. (ANI)

Henry Kissinger planned to conduct air strikes in Cuba in 1976: Report Oct 2, 5:31 pm
London, Oct 02 (ANI): Government documents have revealed that US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger had plans to carry out air strikes in Cuba nearly 40 years ago.
Full Story
PR guru Lord Bell claims 'vain' Princess Diana behaved like 'sulking brat' Oct 2, 4:32 pm
London, Oct 2 (ANI): PR guru Lord Bell, best known for his advisory role in Margaret Thatcher's general election campaigns, has claimed that Princess Diana used to behave like a "sulking brat."
Full Story
Three search vessels, sonar equipments, video cameras to start operation to locate 'missing' MH370 Oct 2, 4:22 pm
Sydney, Oct 02 (ANI): Following months of technical analysis and seabed surveys, the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is expected to start with three vessels that will carry sensitive sonar equipments and towing video cameras on lengthy cables.
Full Story
India donates a million dollars to UN for women empowerment, gender equality Oct 2, 3:24 pm
New York, Oct. 2 (ANI): India has donated a million dollars to the United Nations women's body for women empowerment and gender equality.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY