Indian diplomatic mission in Afghanistan
SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) denied Monday that it was behind an attack last week by gunmen on an Indian diplomatic mission in Afghanistan.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Monday that he had been informed by a Western intelligence agency that LeT was responsible for the assault on the Indian consulate in Herat which left two policemen wounded.
“Hamid Karzai’s claim is not based on truth. We condemn the attack,” a man identifying himself as LeT spokesman Abdullah Ghaznavi said in a call to AFP’s office in Indian-held Kashmir.
“Our operations are limited to Jammu and Kashmir alone, and these will continue until the dawn of freedom for the territory,” he said from an undisclosed location.
The caller spoke in Urdu and rang from an unrecognised number. LeT have called AFP to issue denials of their involvement in attacks in the past.