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Israel Lists Lashkar-E-Taiba As Terror Organisation Ahead Of 15 Years Of Mumbai Attacks

The Embassy of Israel mentioned that the Government of India did not ask them to take this action but the state of Israel went ahead with it and fulfilled all the required steps to ban the Lashkar-e-Taiba.

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Police officers walk outside the Taj Mahal Hotel, one of the sites of the Mumbai terror attacks
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The Embassy of Israel In India on Tuesday announced that the state of Israel has listed Lashkar-e-Taiba as a terrorist organisation.

The embassy said that in order to symbolize the marking of 15 years of the Mumbai terror attacks the state of Israel has decided to take such a step.

They also mentioned that the Government of India did not ask them to take this action but they went ahead with it and fulfilled all the required steps to ban the organisation.

The embassy in its announcement added, "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 organizations."

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Ten Pakistani terrorists entered south Mumbai areas through sea route, attacked a number of places, including a Chabad House, a Jewish centre, and indiscriminately killed 166 people, including 18 security personnel, and a number of Israelis on November 26, 2008.

“Lashkar-e-Taiba is a deadly and reprehensible terror organization, responsible for the murder of hundreds of Indian civilians as well as others. Its heinous actions on November 26, 2008 still reverberate in force, through all peace seeking nations and societies,” the statement by the embassy added.

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