In some crucial details, investigators assisting Gurdaspur terror attack have pointed out that militants had used gloves with “Made in Pakistan” tags.
Investigators also revealed that the night vision device used by terrorists is US-made and is likely to have been procured from Afghanistan.
Details were revealed in a TV report.
According to the panel of doctors, who conducted an autopsy on the dead terrorists in Gurdaspur civil hospital, “Made in Pakistan” label was found intact in the glove that one terrorist was wearing.”
The proof could be vital evidence of Pakistan’s involvement in the terror attack, police sources told a newspaper.
Earlier, police had maintained that no label was found on clothes while doing a random search of the clothes.
Report also claimed that the night vision device had a unique number (032008 80063 – A325) along with markings such as “warning” and “US government property”.
The initial probe indicated that the night vision device originated from strife-torn Afghanistan, sources said.
The details have been shared by investigators with the FBI.
The board of doctors collected DNA samples of the terrorists and submitted a detailed report of the autopsy held on Friday to investigators.
Post-mortem was conducted on August 1 on three terrorists who had stormed a police station here on Monday and were gunned down by Punjab Police personnel during a day-long operation.
“Post-mortem was being conducted at Gurdaspur civil hospital here,” Gurdaspur Deputy Commissioner Abhinav Trikha said.
The process, which took about five hours, was conducted by three panels of doctors, each consisting of as many doctors.
Initially, the doctors were “reluctant” to conduct the autopsies on the bodies of terrorists as they were not aware of the “procedure” to be followed in case of terrorists.
“Surgeons were a bit reluctant initially as they have never conducted post-mortem on the bodies of terrorists. They had some technical issues. But the issue was resolved later when their queries were addressed,” Gurdaspur, Civil Surgeon, Dr Rajnish Sood said.
To a question on post-mortem reports, Sood said it could take at least 8-10 days.
The post-mortem was conducted amid tight security at the hospital and in nearby areas.
The terrorists had Monday attacked passengers in a moving bus and stormed a police station, killing seven people, including an SP.
All the terrorists were gunned down after a day-long operation by Punjab Police and elite commandos of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
(With PTI inputs)