Israel declares Lashkar-e-Taiba as ‘terror organisation’ ahead of 15th anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Updated: Nov 21 2023 1:16PM

Jerusalem/New Delhi, Nov 21 (PTI) Israel on Tuesday listed Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba as a ‘Terror Organisation’ ahead of the 15th year anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai that killed over 160 people, including a number of Israeli nations.

“To symbolise the marking of the 15th year of commemoration of the Mumbai terror attacks, the state of Israel has listed Lashkar-e-Taiba as a Terror Organisation,” the Israel Embassy said in a statement in New Delhi.

“Despite not being requested by the Government of India to do so, the state of Israel has formally completed all necessary procedures and has satisfied all required checks and regulations to the result of introducing Lashkar-e-Taiba into the Israeli list of illegal terror organisations,” the statement said.