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Pakistan party linked to Mumbai attacks blasts US blacklisting

Hafiz Saeed is accused of being the mastermind behind the Mumbai terror attacks

By: Sarwar Alam

A Pakistan political party linked to the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks blasted Washington on Tuesday (3) for violating the country’s “sovereignty and constitution”, hours after the United States blacklisted the group. The move by the US comes as the White House continues to ratchet up pressure on Islamabad to crack down on extremist groups operating in the country after suspending military aid to Pakistan in January for inaction. The Milli Muslim League (MML) was launched last August by Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) — the charity wing of militant group Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT). LeT is accused of masterminding the 2008…

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