Kabul: The UN Security Council has blacklisted Daesh linked group Jamaat -ul-Ahrar (JuA)  and a splinter group of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, a decision that will subject the group to sanctions, including an arms embargo, travel ban and an assets freeze.

 The United Nations has added Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a splinter group of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan group to the list of terrorist organizations.

The UN said Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has ties with Daesh and is located in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan and has bases in the Mohmand tribal areas along the Durand Line,Tolo News reported.

The bank accounts of  Jamaat-ul-Ahrar will be frozen, and members of the group will be banned from traveling and the sale of weapons to this group is banned.

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