SRINAGAR: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen on Saturday paid rich tribute to its commander Shahid Ahmad Sheikh of Kachloo, Rafiabad who was killed in a gunfight at Reban Sopore village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Burhanuddin, the spokesperson of the outfit told news agency CNS over phone that United Jihad Council (UJC) chief Syed Salahuddin and deputy chief Saifullah Khalid paid rich tributes to outfit’s district commander for Kupwara Shahid Ahmad Sheikh. “Shahid was an asset (of) this freedom movement. He joined the Hizb ranks and participated in scores of gunfights. The separation of commanders like him is really painful,” the spokesperson said.
He said that Operational Field Commander Muhammad Bin Qasim also paid rich tribute to the slain militant.