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France freezes assets of JeM chief

IANS  |  Paris 

The announced on Friday that it has decided to freeze the assets of Masood Azhar, the of the Pakistan-based (JeM) group, a media report said.

A joint statement issued by the French Interior Ministry, and said that would also discuss putting Azhar on an list of people suspected of being involved in terrorism, reported.

is under pressure from many countries to act against groups including the JeM, which claimed responsibility for the February 14 suicide bombing in that killed 40 CRPF personnel.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 13:16 IST
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