Srinagar, 10 May: Hizb-ul-Mujahideen on Sunday paid rich tributes to slain militant commander Riyaz Naikoo and his associate who got killed in a recent encounter in Pulwama and also appointed new operational head for J&K.
According to statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a command council meet was held under the chair of UJC Chairman and Hizb Supremo Syed Salah-ud-din wherein great tributes were paid to slain militant commanders who recently were killed in Beighpora village of Pulwama district.
“During the meet, Gazi Haider was appointed as Operational Chief Commander for J&K, Zaffar-ul-Islam as Deputy while Abu Tariq as Chief Military Advisor”, statement said.
It added that UJC Chief paid rich tributes to former slain militant commander and his associate Mohammad Bin Qasim and Mohammad Adil and hoped that ‘martyrs’ blood will surely benefit the freedom movement.
At the occasion, “peoples determination towards freedom movement was also hailed and participants of the meet avowed that freedom struggle will remain continue till its logical conclusion and nobody will be allowed to exploit the sacred blood of martyrs”, statement said.