WASHINGTON – The Trumpet of administration sanctions on Wednesday, three people linked to Pakistan-based militant networks, as it pushes Islamabad to crack down on the perpetrators of the attacks on Afghanistan.
The Ministry of finance appointed the men as “global terrorists” for their connections with the Lashkar-e-Taiba and other groups. It comes two weeks after the US on the black list of six people accused of supporting the Taliban and the Haqqani network in Afghanistan, and stressed their links to Pakistan.
Targeted Wednesday are Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad is said to have collected funds for Lashkar in the Gulf, and have been a long-time contact for Lashkar-members who are involved in afghan operations.
“This is a part of this Management is a broader effort to disrupt terrorist fundraising, and we call on the Pakistani government and others in the region to work with us to deny sanctuary to these dangerous individuals and organizations,” Sigal Mandelker, undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said in a statement.
Lashkar has been designated as a terrorist organization by both the united states and the United Nations. It is also to blame for the violence against the pakistani neighbor and rival India, including the Mumbai attacks in November 2008, which killed 166 people.
The other two men on the black list Wednesday, are accused of acting on behalf of Sheikh Aminullah, which was approved in 2009 for providing material support to al-Qaeda and the Taliban. In 2013, the United States took the unusual step to also on a black list of the madrassa, or Islamic school, Aminullah regulated in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar.
The department said Hizb Ullah Astam Khan worked as a financial officer of the madrassa. He said that he was a bomb expert for Aminullah in eastern Afghanistan, and sent bomb-making chemicals from Pakistan to Afghanistan.
Dilawar Khan Nadir Khan, another leader of the madrassa, is said to have passed Aminullah of the messages of the transferred funds, and facilitated his journey in Pakistan and the Gulf.
As part of the President, Donald Trump’s attempt to turn the tide in the 16-year-old AMERICAN war in Afghanistan, his administration has cranked up pressure on Pakistan, suspending security assistance. Pakistan denies providing sanctuary to militants.