Srinagar, Oct 24 (KNS): Hizb-ul-Mujahideen on Wednesday paid tributes to the slain Nowgam Srinagar militants who were killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in the area on this morning.
In an e-mailed statement issued to KNS, Hizb spokesman Saleem Hashmi said that a special Hizb Command Council met was held under the leadership of outfit chief, Syed Salah-ud-din, saying that the meeting said that “the killing of Dr Sabzar Ahmad Sofi alias Dr Saifullah Khalid and Asif Ahmad is painful but these sacrifices will help in achieving the goal.”
The meeting further said “Though the killing of intellectuals and scholars create a gap but it is fact that these sacrifices strengthen the struggle further besides providing the world a pragmatic reason.”
It added that “the world is watching that the people of Kashmir are fighting against the aggression and don’t hesitate to sacrifice their lives to achieve the goal (freedom).”
Paying tributes to the slain militants, the meeting according to the statement said that “the elder brother of Dr Sabzar Sofi has sacrificed this life in 90’s and today, Sabzar sacrificed his life for freedom for Islam.”
The meeting also prayed for the heavenly abode of slain militants and said “the sacrifices won’t go waste.”