Lashkar e Islam

Lashkar-e-Islam is a militant Islamic outfit that is primarily concerned with the execution of Sharia law within the district Baara- Khyber Agency area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan. The group is accused of having contacts with another militant organization Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, and has been carrying out violent activities in the area since its inception in 2004. LIís chiefly targets local issues, they often target their rival group, Ansar-ul-Islam (AI) for domination in the area [27]. Moreover, LI also targets sectarian minorities such as Barelvis, Shias and Christians etc, Army and State officials.

[27] AdnKronos International. Pakistan: Pro-Taliban militant survives attack but faces ban. Retrieved on: September 10th 2013. Retrieved from: