- An interview of a British teenager broadcast on a Pakistani
television network has thrown into doubt investigators, claims that all
the three London bombers of Pakistani descent visited Pakistan last year.
According to the investigators, the three bombers had died in the July
- But 16-year-old Hasib Hussain, a namesake of one of the
putative bombers and of Pakistani descent, said in the interview that a
photograph of a passport purporting to show bomber Hasib Hussain, 19, was
his, and not that of the bomber,.
- The photo, together with documents showing that Hasib
and two other bombers visited Pakistan last year, was published in newspapers
- "I first saw my photograph on Channel 4 [British
TV network) and I was terrified, Hasib Hussain, the teenager said in the
interview with the ARY network on Thursday.
- "I didn,t want people looking at me saying hey,
you are supposed to be dead,, he said, "or someone saying that there
goes the London bomber.
- On Monday, Pakistan,s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)
said Hasib Hussain, carrying a British passport, had arrived in Karachi
from Riyadh on July 15 last year.
- The father of Hasib (the interviewee) said that the family
had indeed visited Karachi last year.
- He urged the British and Pakistani authorities to clear
up the confusion.
- An FIA official told the BBC: "We have nothing to
say on the matter at this stage. "BBC