MUZAFFARABAD,: Commander Abu Obaida has been appointed as new Operational Chief Commander of Hizbul Mujahideen.
Meanwhile Commander Mussaiyabul Islam will resume the responsibilities of Deputy Chief Commander.
According to a statement issued by Spokesperson of Hizbul Mujahideen Saleem Hashmi, this decision was made in a special meeting of the Hizb Command Council chaired by Hizbul Mujahideen Chief and United Jihad Council Chairman Syed Salahuddin Ahmed on Monday.
During the meeting the situation arising after the martyrdom of former Hizbul Mujahideen Operational Chief Commander Dr. Saifullah Mir aka Ghazi Haider was reviewed and it was decided that Commander Abu Obaida will resume responsibilities after Dr. Saifullah Mir and Commander Mussaiyabul Islam will resume the responsibilities of Deputy Chief Commander.
It was said in the meeting that the struggle at every front will continue till the achievement of goal of freedom. It was also said that the historic struggle will force the occupant to quit the occupied state. During the meeting the rich tribute was paid to the people of occupied Kashmir for expressing unwavering love and tribute to the Mujahideen and heirs of the martyrs.
At the end of the meeting the participants prayed higher status in heaven generally for the Kashmiri martyrs and especially for martyred Dr. Saifullah Mir.