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  • US urges Pakistan to act against Lashkar-e-Taiba, Fata safe havens

    At a news briefing in Washington, US State Department’s spokesperson John Kirby reminded Pakistan of its pledge to take effective action against Lashkar-e-Taiba...

    “We know that the safe haven still exists along that border region, and we’ve been very plain about our concerns over those continued safe havens,” he said...

  • US tightens grip on Lashkar-e-Taiba

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday further tightened its grip on Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) by adding yet another of its aliases to its terrorists list...

    In a separate notification, also issued on Wednesday, the US Department of Treasury also added two senior LeT leaders — Muhammad Sarwar and Shahid Mahmood — to its list of declared terrorists...

  • Indian police allege Laskhar-i-Taiba behind Hindu pilgrim murders in IHK

    An investigation into the killing of eight Hindu pilgrims in India-held Kashmir last month has revealed the alleged involvement of terrorists belonging to the banned Lashkar-i-Taiba (LT), Indian police said on Sunday...

    Police said that the investigation had concluded that LT and Kashmiri accomplices were behind the July 10 attack in which terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying Hindus on the annual Amarnath pilgrimage...

  • Nacta recommends banning Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al Alami

    The National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) on Saturday forwarded names of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al Alami (LJ-A) to the Ministry of Interior recommending banning of the militant groups...

    "Nacta has recommended Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al Alami to be included in the list of proscribed organisations," said the letter written by Nacta to the Ministry of Interior...

  • Lashkar asked Headley to change his name: memoirs

    WASHINGTON: David Headley, a key plotter of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, has claimed that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) persuaded him to change his name to make it easy for him to visit India...

    Read: David Headley: an enigmaHeadley was named Daood Gilani at his birth in the US, born to an American mother and a Pakistani father...

  • Two Lashkar-i-Jhangvi militants escape from Karachi Central Jail

    Two “high-profile militants” of the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) escaped from Karachi’s central prison in one of the most daredevil moves in recent months by the inmates of the jail, officials and sources said on Wednesday...

    A senior police official ? who wished not to be named ? told Dawn that the police received a letter from DIG Prisons, Ashraf Ali Nizamani, on Wednesday evening, stating that the two under-trial prisoners have...

  • 12 Karachi central jail staffers arrested after Lashkar-i-Jhangvi militants' escape

    Police have arrested 12 jail staffers, including a superintendent and deputy superintendent of Karachi's central prison, following the escape of two high-profile Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) militants on Tuesday, police sources said...

    Under-trial prisoners, Shaikh Muhammad Mumtaz alias Firoon and Muhammad Ahmed Khan alias Muna had escaped from the judicial complex of Central Prison Karachi on Tuesday in what was described as a daredevil...

  • Rangers announce Rs5 million head money for Lashkar-i-Jhangvi chief

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday announced a Rs5 million award for information leading to the arrest of Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al-Alami (LJA) chief Syed Safdar, said a spokesperson for the paramilitary force...

    The paramilitary force urged the citizens to cooperate with them in the search for Safdar, his accomplices and facilitators...

  • CTD apprehends six Lashkar-i-Jhangvi 'activists' from Lahore

    LAHORE: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab police apprehended six suspected activists of the banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LeJ) from Lahore on Thursday...

    The police also claimed to have recovered a huge amount of explosives and electronic detonators from the arrested accused...

  • No ‘lashkar’ allowed in Balochistan, says CM

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has said that his government will not allow anti-peace elements to run “armed lashkars” in the province and stern action will be taken against them...

    Addressing the provincial assembly on Tuesday, he said: “In past, terrorists were at large and innocent people were being killed in acts of terrorism on a large scale, but now the situation has changed and peace has been...

  • Lashkar demolishes houses of ‘militants’ in Wana

    WANA: Seven houses of alleged militants and their facilitators were razed to the ground by a lashkar (a group of peace volunteers from Ahmedzai Wazir tribe) in different areas of Wana in South Waziristan agency on Wednesday...

    The houses of Ghulam Jan and his relatives were demolished in Shalam Dana and those of Toor Hafiz and Wari Khan in Shin Warsak...

  • Volunteer of Amn Lashkar killed in blast

    UPPER DIR: A volunteer of the Amn Lashkar was killed and three others were injured in a roadside explosion in Doog Dara area of Upper Dir on Thursday...

    The police and local people said that five volunteers were going to Upper Doog Dara from Mena (Central) Doog Dara by car when a bomb planted by suspected militants exploded at Hajiabad...

  • Two killed in attack on pro-govt lashkar chief

    LANDI KOTAL: An activist of a pro-government armed group and a would-be suicide attacker were killed in the Bazaar Zakhakhel area of Khyber tribal region late on Saturday night...

    He said Mr Afridi was in the hujra (guest house) of Said Jamal in the Kharko Sarhgi area when a man reached there and insi­sted on going inside the mud compound...

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