• Monday, May 23, 2022

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BBC: Mumbai attacks plotter Saeed incited jihad in UK in 1990s

Haifz Saeed

By: Sarwar Alam

Hafiz Saeed, the founder of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba and mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, toured the UK in the 1990s to incite Muslims to become jihadis, according to a media report. A BBC investigation has said that Saeed, one of the world’s most wanted terror suspects, who now heads the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) group in Pakistan, had toured British mosques in 1995 and his visit was recorded in a magazine published by the LeT at the time. During the tour, Saeed spoke in Birmingham where he denounced the Hindus and urged his audience to “rise up for jihad”. In…

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