September 2004 News

MJC to wage united struggle in Kashmir

19 September 2004
The Daily Times

Islamabad: The Muttahida Jihad Council on Sunday decided that all Kashmiri militant organisations would work together to free held Kashmir.'The decision was made at a meeting at an undisclosed location in Azad Jammu and Kashmir,' sources told Daily Times. They said the meeting lasted more than four hours. The decision to start a joint struggle has been made in the wake of the losses the militants had suffered recently, sources said. It was decided that the MJC's top leadership would try to resolve differences among various militant outfits fighting Indian troops in held Kashmir. 'The meeting praised efforts to unite divided segments of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference,' sources said. It was decided that militants would avoid targeting Indian troops at public places. Sources said that the MJC meeting also discussed the ongoing dialogue between India and Pakistan. 'Participants of the meeting praised the Government of Pakistan's stance on Kashmir,' sources added. MJC Chairman Syed Salahud Din, who is also supreme commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahdeen, presided over the meeting. mohammad imran


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