Pakistan frees on bail alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks

April 10, 2015 7:09 PM

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The suspected mastermind of the deadly Mumbai attacks in 2008 was released on bail Friday by a Pakistani court — a move likely to further strain relations with India, which has accused Islamabad of turning a blind eye to Islamic militancy.

The release of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, who has been held since his arrest in 2009, drew expressions of concern from both India and the United States.

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