China prevents U.N. blacklisting of leader behind Kashmir attack

FILE PHOTO - Maulana Masood Azhar, head of Pakistan's militant Jaish-e-Mohammad party, attends a pro-Taliban conference organised by the Afghan Defence Council in Islamabad August 26, 2001. MK/JD

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which said it attacked an Indian paramilitary convoy in disputed Kashmir. The Feb. 14 attack that killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary police, making it the deadliest in Kashmir during a […]

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