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Lashkar-e-Toiba, whose name means Army of the Pure


Hafiz Muhammad Saeed


Lashkar-e-Taiba Founded by Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Zafar Iqbal




India and Pakistan Kargil Conflict
May - July 1999

  • Indian troops killed as many as 4,000 Pakistani soldiers, while losing 527 of their own in battle

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Elderly couple grieving over death of their son at the Chittisinghpura Massacre


Chittisinghpura Massacre
March 20, 2000

  • Chittisinghpura massacre, where 35 Sikhs in the town of Chittisinghpura in Kashmir were killed

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Red Fort


Attack on the Red Fort
December 23, 2000

  • The LeT was also held responsible by the government for the December 23, 2000 attack in Red Fort, New Delhi.
  • LeT confirmed its participation in the Red Fort attack.

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Attack on Indian Parliament


Attack on the Indian Parliament
Cooperation with Jaishe-eMohammed
December 13, 2001
  • The Indian government blamed LeT, in coordination with Jaish-e-Mohammed, for a December 13, 2001 assault on parliament in Delhi.

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Bodies of victims from the Kalu Chak massacre


Kaluchak Massacre
May 14, 2002
  • 2002 Kaluchak massacre 31 killed may 14, 2002. Australian government attributed this massacre to Lashkar-e-Taiba when it designated it as a terrorist organization.

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Victims of the Nadimarg Massacre


Nadimarg Massacre
March 23, 2003
  • 2003 Nadimarg Massacre 24 Kashmiri pandits gunned down on the night of March 23, 2003

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London 7/7 Bombers


London 7/7 Bombings
Some Connections
July 7, 2005
  • 2005 London bombings: Links to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Al-Qaeda involved.

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London 7/21 Bomber Flees the Scene


London 7/21 Bombings
Some Connections
July 21, 2005
  • 2005 London bombings: Links to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Al-Qaeda involved.

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Diwali bombings


Diwali Attack in Delhi Marketplace
October 29, 2005
  • 2005 Delhi bombings: During Diwali, Lashkar-e-Taiba bombed crowded festive Delhi markets killing 60 civilians and maiming 527.

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Varanasi bombing


Varanasi Bombings in Uttar Pradesh
March 7, 2006
  • 2006 Varanasi bombings: Lashkar-e-Taiba was involved in serial blasts in Varanasi in the state of Uttar Pradesh. 37 people died and 89 were seriously injured.

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Victims of the Doda Massacre


Doda Massacre in Kashmir
April 30, 2006
  • 2006 Doda Massacre 34 Hindus were killed in Kashmir on April 30, 2006.

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Bombed train at Mahim station


Mumbai Train Bombings
July 11, 2006
  • The investigation launched by Indian forces and US officials have pointed to the involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Mumbai serial blasts on 11 July 2006.
  • The Mumbai serial blasts on 11 July claimed 211 lives and maimed about 407 people and seriously injured another 768.

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Malegaon Bombings
September 8, 2006
  • The investigation, presently in its early stages, point to the Lashkar-e-Taiba as suspects.
  • They have had connections with Malegaon's radical Islamist organisations.
  • Alternate theories involving the Bajrang Dal as the perpetrators are also being considered, however, no evidence points to the involvement of Bajrang Dal, and the modus operandi of the attacks are more consistent with Islamist terror outfits such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba.

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Pope Benedict XVI


Fatwa Against Pope Benedict XVI
September 12, 2006
  • On September 12, 2006 the propaganda arm of the Lashkar-e-Taiba issued a fatwa against Pope Benedict XVI demanding that Muslims assassinate him for his controversial statements about Muhammad.


Lashkar-e-Taiba militant, Abu Saad, Killed
  • On September 16, 2006, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba militant, Abu Saad, was killed by the troops of 9-Rashtriya Rifles in Nandi Marg forest in Kulgam.
  • Saad belongs to Lahore in Pakistan and also oversaw LeT operations for the past three years in Gul Gulabhgash as the outfit's area commander.
  • Apart from a large quantity of arms and ammunition, high denomination Indian and Pakistani currencies were also recovered from the slain militant.

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Ajmal Kasab, the only attacker caught alive


Mumbai Siege Attack
November 26-29, 2008