Several diplomats in Delhi including  those from Nepal on Pegasus list

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NEW DELHI, July 20: While reports of Indian politicians and journalists being targets of operations carried out with help of Pegasus spyware took centre- on Monday, French newspaper Le Monde reported that several Delhi-based diplomats those from Nepal were also on the list of potential targets hacking from 2017-2021

The list also includes a phone associated with Pakistan Minister Imran Khan.

On Monday, media organisations in the 17-member consortium published more details of the leaked database allegedly belonging to Israeli company, the NSO group, that developed Pegasus. U.S.-based Washington Post, UK-based The Guardian and The Wire in reported that the telephone numbers of a British High Commission official and two officials of the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and employees of international NGOs like the Foundation were also in the database of those targeted.

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“The numbers of [Pakistan Prime Minister] Imran Khan and several of his ambassadors in India appear on the list as potential targets. Dozens of other Delhi-based diplomats and ambassadors are also included, from Nepal, Iran, Afghanistan, China and Saudi Arabia,” the report

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