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Syed Salahuddin invites Taliban, al-Qaeda for jihad against India

New Delhi: In an attempt to link the separatist violence in the Indian state with pan-Islamic jihad in Syria and Iraq, chairman of the United Jihad Council, Syed Salahuddin has declared that help from al-Qaeda,

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 16, 2014 9:18 IST ]
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syed salahuddin invites taliban al qaeda for jihad against india

New Delhi: In an attempt to link the separatist violence in the Indian state with pan-Islamic jihad in Syria and Iraq, chairman of the United Jihad Council, Syed Salahuddin has declared that help from al-Qaeda, Taliban or any other like-minded group or country would be welcome.


The Pakistan-based amalgam of over a dozen terror groups have invited Al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists in Kashmir to launch Jihad in the valley.

While addressing public gathering in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, Salahuddin has urged all terrorists organisation, including al-Qaeda, Taliban or any other like-minded group or country to assist the freedom movement being held in the Indian state.   

"If al-Qaeda, Taliban or any other organisation or country extends a helping hand to the oppressed Kashmiris, we will welcome it," Salahuddin was quoted as saying by Daily Mail.

In his message, Salahuddin has accused the Indian Army of running a "reign of terror" in Kashmir, which has resulted in the death of 6,000 people as a result of daily killings, molestation of womenfolk and incidents of arson".

"We do not have any say at any international forum. In such a situation, we are left with no choice but to greet anyone and everyone that can help us overthrow our enemy," he added further.

The UJC is the parent organisation of terror outfits like Harkat-ul-Ansar, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Jamiat-ul- Mujahideen, Al-Jihad, Al-Barq, Al-Badr, Ikhwan-ul-Mussalmin, and Tehrik-ul-Mujahideen.

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