India hands over Mumbai evidence to Pakistan

India’s government said that it handed over evidence on the Mumbai attacks to Pakistan on Monday adding...

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The Indian foreign ministry said material was linked to elements in <country-region w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Pakistan</country-region>.

"It is our expectation that the government of Pakistan will promptly undertake further investigations in <country-region w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Pakistan</country-region> and share the results with us so as to bring the perpetrators to justice," the foreign ministry said.

The coordinated strikes in Mumbai by ten gunmen killed 179 people.

<country-region w:st="on"><place w:st="on">India</country-region> blamed Pakistani militants for the attacks which revived hostilities between the nuclear-armed neighbours that have fought three wars since 1947.

Evidence presented to <country-region w:st="on">Pakistan</country-region> included details of a confession from one surviving gunman, details of communications links with elements in <country-region w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Pakistan</country-region> and data retrieved from GPS and satellite phones, the ministry said.