Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Lashkar-e-Taiba( Urdu : lshkrtyb[Ləʃkər eː t̪ɛːjbaː] ; In the good soldier translate the sense of justice, soldiers or innocent soldiers ) The Lashkar-e-Taiba , Lashkar-e-taiyiba in South Asia, Pakistan is one of the largest terrorist group controlled.


In 1990, Hafez Mohammad Saeed , Abdullah Yusuf Azam and Zafar Iqbal founded Lashkar-e-Taiba in Afghanistan . Its headquarters is at Muridke, near Lahore in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The group runs various camps in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir.

Leadership[edit | edit source | hide | hide all]

  • Hafez Mohammad Saeed - lives in Pakistan - Amir of Jamaat-ud-Dawa. However, he denied involvement in the Mumbai attacks, saying "I am not the head of Lashkar."

"Abdul Rehman Makki - Lives in Pakistan. The second top leader of this group. Saeed's brother-in-law. The United States has offered a reward of up to 2 million for information leading to his capture.

  • Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi - Detained in the custody of the Pakistani military. Senior Lashkar leader. He is accused of being involved in the Mumbai attacks.
  • Yusuf Muzammil - Another senior leader. Ajmal became involved in a feud with Kasav during the Mumbai attacks. He is also in the custody of Pak-military forces.
  • Zafar Shah - Detained in Pakistan. The United States has said it played a key role in the Mumbai attacks, with Lashkar-e-Taiba liaising with ISI.
  • Muhammad Ashraf - Lashkar's chief economic officer, is also accused of being involved in the Mumbai attacks. He has a place in the UN list as a sponsor of terrorism. Earlier, Geo TV reported that Ashraf had died in hospital six years ago after being seriously injured.
  • Mahmoud Mohammad Ahmed Bahajik - Leader and one of the financiers of Lashkar's Saudi Arabia branch. His name is also on the UN list of sponsors of terrorism.
  • Nasser Javed - Senior among the campaigners in Kashmir. It has links to bombings in the United Kingdom and is banned. "

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