Zahoor Mistry, a terrorist involved in the Kandahar plane hijacking, has been shot dead in Karachi, Pakistan. Zahoor was living as a businessman in Karachi by changing his name. The assailants could not be identified as they were wearing masks at the time of the attack.
Terrorist involved in Kandahar hijack killed
Zahoor Mistry, a terrorist involved in the Kandahar plane hijack, has been shot dead in Karachi, Pakistan. Zahoor was living as a businessman in Karachi by changing his name. He involved in the hijacking of Air India aircraft IC-814 in the year 1999. Akhund was the owner of Crescent Furniture located inside Akhtar Colony of Karachi. Like Zahoor, many top terrorists have taken refuge in Pakistan.
who was zahoor mistry
Jaish terrorist Zahoor Mistry was one of the five terrorists who hijacked Air India’s IC-814. On 24 December 1999, terrorists hijacked an Indian aircraft in the air. The plane hijacked from Kathmandu in Nepal and taken to Kandahar in Afghanistan.
Indian aircraft hijacked on 24 December 1999
Indian Airlines plane IC-814 captured by hijackers on 24 December 1999 from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The plane was to go from Kathmandu to Delhi, but the hijackers took it to Kandahar, Afghanistan. At that time Afghanistan was ruled by the Taliban. Amritsar, Lahore, and Dubai also taken before the plane landed in Kandahar.