I am Happy that my son died as a Martyr, Mother of Slain Teenager

December 10

The Video of a woman who is the mother of a slain teenager killed in Srinagar encounter on Sunday has gone viral over social networking.

In this video, the mother of Saqib Bilal Sheikh is expressing satisfaction over the fact that her son died as a ‘martyr.’

“I am happy that my son died as a martyr as he had chosen the righteous path, ” says mother of this slain Hajin teenage boy.

Saqib Bilal Shiekh son of Bilal Ahmad Sheikh of Parrey Mohalla Hajin who killed in the encounter had joined militant ranks after went missing in August this year.

Mehbooba, mother of Saqib said that she had no regrets because his son died as a martyr.

In this video, she is heard saying that, When Saqib went missing on August 31 from his home we were not aware that he had joined militant ranks.

“After almost a month we came to know he has joined militant ranks when he sent us a communication but during these three month we couldn’t meet him,” she said.

She said that she was happy as his son was on a righteous path. “He had chosen this path willingly and I pray to Almighty to accept his martyrdom. He had faced lot hardships during these three months and finally his prayers has been answered as he embraced martyrdom, ” Mehbooba said.

Saqib was killed with two other accomplices in the encounter. One was identified as Pakistan national Ali and another was a local boy who had gone missing in August when Saqib also went missing.

Both the local militants from Hajin, Mudasir Ahmad Parrey (14) and Saqib Bilal Sheikh (17) had left their homes together to join militant ranks.

Author: News Desk