SRINAGAR: United Jihad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of various militant outfits, on Wednesday paid tributes to two militants killed in Tuesday’s Ganderbal encounter.
In an e-mail statement issued to a local news agency, a UJC spokesman, Syed Sadaqat Hussain, while quoting the outfit chief, Syed Salahuddin said, “The sacrifices rendered by militants will strengthen the freedom struggle and will play a key role in it.”
He identified the slain militants as Abu Ali and Qari Anas.
Meanwhile, in an e-mailed statement to a local news agency, a spokesman of LeT, Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi while quoting the outfit chief, Mehmood Shah said, “The militants who attained martyrdom fought bravely with Indian forces.
The blood of martyrs will force India to leave Kashmir one day.” Thanking Kashmiris for their support to militants, he said, “The way the people of Kashmir participate in the funeral prayers of martyrs is commendable.”