Zakir Musa distances himself from ISIS, says “no links ever”

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Militant commander  Zakir Musa has  distanced  himself and his group from the global terror outfit Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

In an audio  that has gone viral on social media the chief of  Ansar Ghazwatul Hind(AGH)  Zakir Musa Bhat can be heard distancing himself from the dreaded group ISIS or Dawlah,”Ansar Ghazwatul Hind has no relationship with the Jamaat u Dawlah, as in ISIS. We never had any relationship with them,” says Musa in the 15 minute long message addressed to people of Jammu and Kashmir and India.

Musa stresses upon unity among different sects of Islam and says that he is on the path of famous sufi saint Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, “People should overcome sects and fight the struggle of Islam by getting united,” Musa can be heard saying.

In the audio which is generally addressed to Muslims of sub continent Musa stresses upon Jihad and  calls for youth to be ready for the Ghazwatul Hind (Battle of India),”We have not forgotten the bloodshed in Kashmir in recent years. Jihad is the only way out to fight and everything else is scam. Even if India has huge number of forces but we will fight back,” he adds.

Musa also has a message for  Muslims of India and asks them to wage a war against India, “We invite you to join us. Our hearts beat for you and we know that Modi led government is oppressing you,” The founder of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind can be heard saying.

The chief of the militant outfit AGH also talks about mob lynchings in India.

He also talks about helping the widows of Kashmir and appeals people to  visit those families during Eid, who lost their family members.


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  1. In no time the kind of freedom struggle by Kashmiri militants has succeeded in history. Kashmir belongs to India and India belongs to Kashmiris. Look at where they have reached. Started with killing Hindus, moved on to killing security forces, then to killing Kashmiri policemen, right now killing ordinary Kashmiris, and finally killing each other the way Musa goes.