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Lashkar I Jhangvi (LJ), "the Army of Jhangvi"
LJ operates primarily in the Punjab region of Pakistan and in Karachi, which is the largest city in the country. More recently, it has conducted attacks in Quetta and other areas of Baluchistan.
Some group members are believed to be active in Afghanistan.
The main goal of LJ is the establishment of a Sunni Muslim state in Pakistan. The group specifically targets Shi'ite Muslims, especially ethnic Hazaras -- Persian-speaking Shi'ites of...
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