September 2005 News

Hizb Rejects Ceasefire Offer

12 September 2005
The Times of India

Srinagar: Notwithstanding PM Manmohan Singh's offer of internal ceasefire and Hurriyat's appeal to militants to this effect, Syed Salahuddin, chairman of United Jehad Council, an amalgam of 14 militant groups based in PoK, has rejected the truce offer. Salahuddin, who is also the supreme commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, said, 'Some people have been addicted to hold purposeless and futile talks with India either to keep themselves in the limelight or are under some illusions.'

 

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