Pathankot terror attack: Phone number of handler released

Pathankot: Call details of two numbers - 92-3017775253 and +92 300097212 have again slapped Pakistan in its face.

According TOI, both are Pakistani numbers to which calls were made by the attackers after they entered India.

The number+92 300097212  believed to be of attack handler,  one of the first calls made by the terrorists to +92 300097212 was at 9.12 pm on December 31 from the phone of taxi driver Ikaagar Singh, whom they'd killed.

Another number, +92-3017775253 belongs to the mother of one of the attackers, the call to this number was made by one of the in the middle of attack from the mobile phone of jeweller Rajesh Verma. The jeweller was carjacked with Punjab SP Salwinder Singh.

On Wednesday, reports claimed that Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar, mastermind of IC-814 hijack case, are among four persons identified by Indian intelligence agencies as "handlers" behind the recent Pathankot attack.

News24 Bureau