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"It Will Be Unfortunate Indeed If India Attacks Muridke"

Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder, currently Jamaat-ud-Dawa's ameer, lashes out against India for implicating his organisation in the Mumbai terror attacks.

"It Will Be Unfortunate Indeed If India Attacks Muridke"
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Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder Prof Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, currently Jamaat-ud-Dawa’s ameer, is an academician with a smiling face. Invariably dressed in a shalwar-kameez suit, with a Turkish cap, the only cosmetic he uses is henna for his beard. His favourite Quranic verse is ‘Wajahidu Fee Sabilallah (Wage a holy war in the name of God Almighty)’. In his sermons he often says: "God has ordained every Muslim to fight until His rule is established." Saeed’s instrument to implement "God’s order" is the Lashkar. In this interview with Amir Mir, Hafiz Saeed lashes out against India for implicating his organisation in the Mumbai terror attacks.

What’s your response to India’s allegation that the Mumbai attacks had a Pakistani hand?

Like any other patriotic Pakistani, I strongly refute these allegations. There is a general impression that the Indian leadership is using Pakistan as a punching bag to cover up its failures at home. Instead of blaming Pakistan, India should have acted as a responsible country, shown patience and...

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