Lashker E Toiba

  • LashkereToiba's top man held in Delhi July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested a top operative of LashkereToiba who was allegedly involved in indoctrination and recruitment of youths and planning and execution of terror strikes across the country. Special cell of the Delhi Police arrested Abdul Suhan. He's part of Mewat module. He was arrested from Sarai Kale...
  • J&K: Top LeT commander liquidated in Shopian October 26, 2013

    A selfstyled district commander of LashkereToiba militant outfit was killed and a civilian wounded in a fierce gunbattle between ultras and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday afternoon. The gunfight erupted when security forces launched a search operation in HusanporaNagabal village at Zainapora, some 60km from here,...
  • Three-day long curfew lifted from Shopian September 11, 2013

    Srinagar: Authorities Wednesday lifted the three-day long curfew from Shopian township where four persons were killed in CRPF firing on weekend triggering violent protests. The curfew, which was imposed in the south Kashmir town on Sunday following widespread clashes between law enforcing agencies and agitated residents after the killings, has been...
  • Kasab entered Mumbai on Wednesday, hanged on the same day November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Wednesday appears to be a day of significance in the life of Ajmal Kasab, who was hanged on November 22. It was on a Wednesday that the Pakistani gunman had entered Mumbai along with his nine other LashkereToiba (LeT) terrorists to carry out the deadly attack. 25yearold Kasab, the lone...
  • J&K: Two Lashkar militants killed in encounter February 26, 2012

    Kishtwar: Two top militants of the LashkereToiba (LeT) were on Sunday gunned down by security forces in a fierce gunbattle in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Acting on specific information about the presence of LeT militants in DoolBanzwar forest belt in the district, troops of the 17 Rastriya Rifles...
  • Mumbai airport on alert for Lashkar terrorist December 27, 2010

    Mumbai: The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai has been put on high alert for a suspected LashkareToiba (LeT) terrorist Mahfooz Alam. A lookout notice has been issued against Alam as Mumbai Police fear that he would try to ecscape from the city. Alam is one of the four suspected terrorists...
  • Two arrested in Pune German Bakery blast case October 2, 2010

    Pune: Two people have been arrested from Marathawada region of Maharashtra in connection with Pune's German Bakery blast by the Mumbai AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS). One of the accused was arrested from Aurangabad and has been identified as Himayat Baig. Baig is reportedly also wanted in case related to the Students...
  • 26/11 trial stuck due to Indian witnesses: Pak September 4, 2010

    Islamabad: Admitting that the trial of LeT's Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six others charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks is "stuck", Pakistan on Saturday said the formation of a commission to record the testimony of two key Indian witnesses is necessary to take things forward. Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik...
  • Pak to act against 16 banned terror groups July 6, 2010

    Islamabad: Declaring JuD as a terror outfit, Pakistani authorities have formed special task forces to crack down on 16 radical groups, including the LashkereToiba, in the wake of the suicide attack on the Data Darbar shrine. The Home Department of Punjab has set up the task forces comprising officials of the...
  • Pak should act against Saeed: Chidambaram June 25, 2010

    On Board Special Aircraft: India on Friday asked Pakistan to expeditiously bring to justice all those behind the Mumbai attacks, including JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and handlers which included some Pakistani Army personnel. Home Minister P Chidambaram said he will "politely" tell Pakistan that the time has come to address issues...
  • NIA team grills Headley about 26/11 links June 5, 2010

    Washington: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) team has been questioning Mumbai terror attack accused David Coleman Headley since Thursday. The team's objective is to question Headley's movements in India and whether he had put in place any sleeper cells in the country. Headley has already pleaded guilty to the 26/11 charges. Headley...
  • Afghan govt blames Lashkar for Kabul attack March 2, 2010

    Kabul: Pakistanbased LashkareToiba, responsible for the Mumbai terror attack, was on Tuesday blamed by an Afghan intelligence official for last week's car bomb and suicide attacks that killed 16 people, including six Indians, in the heart of the capital. Saeed Ansari, a spokesman for Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security, told The...
  • Headley, Rana's arrest shows LeT's a global threat November 21, 2009

    London: The arrest of two men in Chicago on terrorism charges linked to LashkareToiba has revived fears about the Pakistani militant group's global reach and its ability to plot attacks in India and around the world. A major attack in India still angry over an assault on Mumbai one year...
  • Rukshana's home attacked by militants in JK October 31, 2009

    Lashkar militants attacked Rukhsana Kauser's house on Friday night. Though no one was injured, the attack has sent fear waves across the village. Rukhsana took on LashareToiba militants last month and killed one of them in selfdefence. ...
  • Security forces gun down three LeT terrorists in JK September 28, 2009

    Srinagar: Three LashkereToiba (LeT) terrorists, including two planning a fidayeen attack, were killed and three security force personnel were injured in a fierce gunbattle in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday. A woman was also killed in the encounter, a police spokesman said in Srinagar. He said on a tipoff about...
  • Pak warns of war, won't hand over terror suspects December 10, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has indicated that his country is ready for war with India, if it's imposed on them. "We do not want to impose war, but we are fully prepared in case war is imposed on us. We are not oblivious to our responsibilities to defend...
  • Don't try and please India, LeT warns Zardari March 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Banned terrorist outfit LashkareToiba has condemned PPP cochairman Asif Zardari's remarks on Kashmir. He was reacting to Asif Ali Zardari's interview on CNNIBN's Devil's Advocate with Karan Thapar. Lashkar chief, Hafiz Sayyed has demanded that Zardari take back his words and not try and please India. He said Zardari should...
  • India's LeT coordinator, Abu Umar killed in J&K July 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Top LashkereToiba commander Abu Umar alias Khalid was killed in a gunbattle in Doda district early on Wednesday morning. A selfstyled commander and all India coordinator of Pakistanbased LeT, Abu Umar was killed in joint operation by Doda police and Rashtriya Rifles at Bhaderwah. Umar was responsible for the killing...