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Noun1.Lashkar-e-Jhangvi - a Sunni Muslim extremist group in Pakistan that collaborates with al-Qaeda; the armed wing of Sipah-e-Sahaba
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Sipah-e-Sahaba - a vicious sectarian organization in Pakistan that persecutes Shiite Muslims and collaborates with al-Qaeda to attack foreigners and to disrupt the government of Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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The CTD in-charge Chaudhry Safdar said that he was affiliated with Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. He was arrested during a raid near Abdullah College Chowrangi.
KARACHI -- Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Sindh has arrested three terrorists affilated with proscibed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi for their alleged involvement in target killing of policemen and sectarian violence.
KARACHI -- Police claimed to have arrested three alleged facilitators of the banned outfit, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, in a joint raid conducted with an intelligence agency within the limits of Soldier Bazar police station.
MULTAN -- The counter-terrorism department on Sunday claimed to have arrested three suspected militants belonging to banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) for planning attacks on law enforcement agencies and sensitive installations in the city.
According to the CTD spokesman here on Friday, funds collectors of proscribed organisations, including Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, were arrested.
The militants, identified as Khubaib, Shoaib and Waheed, were allegedly affiliated with the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Daesh terror outfits and were wanted by law enforcement agencies since 2004.
He said that there is close coordination among terror groups and the footprints led to the proscribed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
The suspects arrested, according to the CTD officials, were affiliated with the banned militant outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Daesh and sectarian based militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. 'The militants arrested belonged to TTP, Daesh and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi who had planned to carry out a major terror activity in a city before Eid, however, we have foiled their possible terror activity,' CTD SSP Junaid Shaikh told the media while addressing a press conference held at his office.
On May 17, Colonel Sohail Abid of Military Intelligence embraced martyrdom during an operation in Balochistan, in which high-value target of banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) and two other terrorists were killed.
Summary: Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): The chief of the terror organisation Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) was killed by security forces in an intelligence-based operation in Killi Almas area of Balochistan on Thursday, as per a statement from the Pakistan Army's media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
SSP Anwar added that the arrested terrorists were belonging to Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and were involved in sectarian target killings.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Pakistani politician disclosed that members of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militant group are fighting beside the ISIL members in Syria and Iraq, receiving money from the terrorist group.