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Pakistani court indicts six for attacking Sri Lankan cricket team


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Islamabad, June 22: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Wednesday indicted six men accused of carrying out a deadly attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in March 2009.

During the proceedings at Kot Lakhpat Jail, the accused pleaded not guilty. The judge summoned prosecution witnesses on June 30 while adjourning the hearing.

Three of the accused, Zubair, Abdul Wahab and Adnan, were imprisoned in the jail whereas Obaidullah, Javed and Ibrahim were out on bail.

The court had already declared Mohsin Rasheed and Abdul Rahman as absconders. The accused had attacked the Sri Lankan team which was touring the country in 2009. 

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