United States state department names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as Terror Outfit, Sanctions 2 LeT leaders

United States state department names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as Terror Outfit, Sanctions 2 LeT leaders. Tightening its noose around LeT.

The US on Wednesday added its affiliates, including the JuD, to its list of designated terror organisations and slapped sanctions against two Pakistan-based leaders.

State Department has amended Lashkar-e-Taiba’s designations to add the aliases: Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Al-Anfal Trust, Tehrik-e-Hurmat-e-Rasool and Tehrik-e-Tahafuz Qibla Awwal, an official statement said.

United States state department names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as Terror Outfit, Sanctions 2 LeT leaders.

US Names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as Terror Outfit, Sanctions 2 LeT leaders

Simultaneously, the Department of the Treasury targeted the financial and leadership networks of LeT.

By designating Nazir Ahmad Chaudhry (Ahmad) and Muhammad Hussein Gill as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs).

Ahmad and Gill designated for acting for or on behalf of LeT, a terrorist organisation based in Pakistan.

United States state department names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as Terror Outfit, Sanctions 2 LeT leaders.

Treasury and the Department of State have designated 22 individuals and four entities associated with LeT.

In targeting Lashkar-e-Taiba leadership, today’s action demonstrates our unrelenting commitment to combating terrorism by disrupting terrorist groups.

The financial activities,” said the Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S Cohen.

We will continue to target LeT’s financial foundation to disrupt and impede its violent activities,” he added.

LeT was responsible for the deadly November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai that claimed 166 lives and injured more than 300.

The group’s leader is Hafiz Saeed also a designated terrorist leader.

US Names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as Terror Outfit, Sanctions 2 LeT leaders.

US Names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as Terror Outfit, Sanctions 2 LeT leaders

We will continue to target LeT’s financial foundation to disrupt and impede its violent activities,” he added.

LeT was responsible for the deadly November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai that claimed 166 lives and injured more than 300.

The group’s leader Hafiz SaeedĀ  also a designated terrorist leader.

Lashkar-e-Taiba leadership, today’s action demonstrates our unrelenting commitment to combating terrorism by disrupting terrorist groups.

Financial activities,” said the Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S Cohen.