Lashkar

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Lashkar (Persian: لشکر) may refer to:

  • Lascar, a type of sailor or militiaman employed by the British in South Asia (modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan)
  • Laskhar (novel), a novel by Mukul Deva
  • Lashkar Gah, a city in southern Afghanistan
  • Lashkar, Iran, a village in Kerman Province, Iran
  • Lashkar, Gwalior, an area of the city of Gwalior, formerly a separate town
  • Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a militant organization in Pakistan
  • Lashkar-e-Omar, a Pakistani Islamic fundamentalist organization
  • Lashkar-e-Qahhar, an Islamist group that claimed responsibility for the 11 July 2006 Mumbai Train Bombings
  • Lashkar-e-Toiba, an Islamist terrorist organization in South Asia

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