LeT or Lashkar-eTayyiba is an Islamist terror organization based in Pakistan. It was founded by Hafiz Saeed along with Abdullah Azzam and Zafar Iqbal in 1987. Its objective is the merger of Kashmir with Pakistan. It is most noted for its involvement in the 2001 Indian Parliament attack, the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and the most recent 2019 Pulawama attack. It is recognised as a terrorist organisation under the UNSC Resolution 1267 Al-Qaeda Sanctions List. Recently, the US administration decided to retain LeT’s terrorist designation.
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