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He regretted that the government was unable to put up an effective case about the hijack crisis before the international community. A local court on Friday acquitted 19 persons, accused to have helped get fake passports for the hijackers of the Indian Airlines flight IC in December New Delhi, Dec If need be, the prime minister could have talked to the president of America and tell him that the plane is in Abu Dhabi, which is practically an US airbase in the middle,” said Doval, the first police officer to have been decorated with second highest military award–Kirti Chakra–in The former intelligence chief also went on to say that possibly the American ambassador to India at that point had not been even contacted.

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Kandahar hijack suspect, Mehrajuddin Dand, arrested in Jammu and Kashmir. And it is from here that the government and its crisis management group collapsed. As the aircraft landed in Kandahar, Taliban militants surrounded the aircraft.

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I was deeply disappointed that they did not even try. Vajpayee had no idea about the hijacking for minutes. He regretted that the government was unable to put up an effective case about the hijack crisis before the international community.

And the story reveals the complete inefficiency, panic, indecision of the government, the agencies, and of course the Crisis Management team comprising the top officers who were unable to manage their internal differences, let alone the crisis. Nepal portal India portal Aviation portal Afghanistan portal Terrorism portal Pakistan portal s portal s portal.

Ho gaya tha, woh toh,” he recalled Mr Mishra telling him jijack the failure of summit and added that he was “palpably disappointed”.

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Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad. Due to extremely low fuel level, the aircraft requested an emergency landing in LahorePakistan. The Himack team will meet Chilean authorities in this regard.

The hijacking drama stretched over a week, touched four countries, and finally ended in Vajpayee and the government accepting the hijackers demands for the release of kandajar dreaded terrorists, and possibly the payment of a huge sum of money.

Lok Sabha Election News. When it came to Lahore, the US pressure could have worked The aircraft missed the tanker by only a few feet. Suicide blast rocks Kabul, 2 killed India News Agencies Friday July 3, Former chief of Research and Analysis Wing RAW A S Dulat has said that the response to the IC hijack in was “goofed up” as no clear instructions were given to the police when the plane landed in Amritsar due to which the hijackers managed to take it to Kandahar in Afghanistan.


Archived from the original on 4 August Kandahar hijack mastermind Yousuf Azhar—Masood Azhar’s brother-in-law, was running JeM’s terror camp in Balakot, Pakistan Kandahar hijack, the most infamous hijacking in the history of Indian aviation, had given JeM a fresh lease of life.

BJP’s Badaun candidate asks supporters to indulge in fake voting The militant, the Jammu and Kashmir Police say, is a major catch; he had been operating for the last 20 years. The hijackers released 27 passengers in Dubai. As a result, Mr Vajpayee and his aides remained unaware of the hijacking till reaching Delhi.

After the three militants landed in Kandahar, the hostages aboard the flight were freed. A K Doval, the year-old former Intelligence Bureau chief, who led the four-member negotiating team to Kandahar, even went to the extent of calling the ‘diplomatic failure’ a ‘bloody disgrace’ for India.

Reader Priyank Varshney sends us pix from Archived from the original on 3 June Rauf was arrested in a fake visa case in January.

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Instead in less than an hour the aircraft was suddenly airborne again, went on to Lahore where it was refuelled and asked to immediately leave, went to Dubai by which time one passenger had been stabbed to death and some others injured.

Login from existing account Facebook Mandahar Email. Doval had gone on to head the IB inretired, and after a long hiatus is back in the saddle now as the National Security Advisor.