Mar 06, 2019 10:12 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Sep 20, 2019 19:42 Asia/Tehran]
  • Pakistan bans anti-Iranian terrorist organisations

Pakistan has banned 70 terrorist organizations including so-called 'Jaish al-Adl' anti Iranian terrorist group.

Iran Press/Asia: The Jaish al-Adl terrorist group are responsible for the suicide car-bomb attack which targeted a bus carrying the Iranian Border Guard troops on 14 Feb between the cities of Zahedan and Khash, a volatile area near the Pakistan border where armed groups and drug smugglers frequently operate.

In 14 Feb attack, 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard corpse (IRGC) were killed and at least 10 other wounded, Iran Press reported.

Many terrorist groups mentioned in updated Pakistan's National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) list operating in Balochistan of Pakistan near Iran's Border.

In the NACTA list, also many anti Shiite terrorist group including 'Sepah Sahabe', 'Lashkar-e-Jhangvi' and 'Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaah' terrorist groups are banned and any activity of these group in the soil of Pakistan are prohibited.

Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) were formally placed in the list of banned organizations updated as of 5 March, 2019 and prepared by NACTA based on the notifications issued by Ministry of Interior," said a note at the bottom of the list.

Jamaat-ud-Dawa militant groups are responsible for the 14 February terrorist attack in Indian Administrated Kashmir, Pulwama terror attack that killed over 40 police forces (CRPF).

The Pakistan government on Monday also put out another order saying it has frozen assets of all UN designated organisations including JUD. 101/205/213

Read More:

Zarif: Continuation of Pakistan-India tensions ‘not to the benefit of the region’

Pakistan hands over captive pilot to India

Iran calls on India and Pakistan to exercise restraint

 

 

 

Tags

Comments