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Jan 07, 2009 at 11:43pm IST

Pakistan sacks National security adviser

Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sacked the country's National security adviser Mahmud Ali Durrani, Geo TV reported Wednesday.

Gilani said Durrani had given a statement to an Indian news channel regarding Ajmal Kasab, the lone Pakistani terrorist arrested for the Mumbai attacks, without taking him into confidence.

The prime minister said Durrani's statement had tarnished the country's image.

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