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    Islamabad asked to extradite Rabbani's killers

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan asked Pakistan on Sunday for the arrest and extradition of the people involved in former president Burhanuddin Rabbani's assassination. The chairman of the High Peace Council was killed by a suicide bomber on Sept. 20.

    The demand came at a National Security Council (NSC) meeting, chaired by President Hamid Karzai and attended by senior government officials, a statement from the Presidential Palace said.

    The killer of the peace envoy was Pakistani, the statement quoted investigators as saying. "The killing was plotted in Quetta and the person who carried out the suicide attack was a resident of Chaman," it added.

    According to the statement, members of the probe commission presented their report to participants. They said Pakistan had been given documentary evidence, addresses and phone numbers of the men involved in the murder plot.

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