Our Struggle is Bigger than Sects and Groups- Zakir Musa Disassociates himself from ISIS Again

August 18

The Rebel Hizb Commander, Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Musa has released a fresh audio clip which is almost 16 minutes long, the clip has gone viral over Social Networking.

Zakir Musa in this fresh audio says he is on the same path which was started by Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, the sufi saint who brought Islam to Kashmir almost seven hundred years ago.

In this fresh audio, Zakir Musa has said that the struggle of Islam should not be confined to sects, but its bigger than any sect. “People should overcome sects and fight the struggle of Islam by being united,” Zakir is heard saying.

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Responding to speculations and rumours, Zakir is also heard denouncing that he is a part of ISIS. “I or my organization do not have any affiliation with ISIS as i have always told,” he said. The last year also Zakir Musa had issued an audio rejecting the allegation that he had any links with ISIS, the global organization.

Zakir also has asked people to help the widows and the families of those killed in the freedom struggle. “i salute all those young men who facing bullets reach the encounter sites to rescue Militants,” he is heard saying.

Musa categorically without taking the name of anyone denounces the political leaders who have banked their faith upon the UN Resolutions and says that time has proved that the solution does not lie in UN resolutions adding that people from all across the valley have given their blood for the Kashmir cause.

In this 16 Minute long audio, Zakir Musa the former Hizb commander who had parted ways from Hizb ul Mujahideen in May last year is heard condemning the Mob lynchings and the cow vigilantism while inviting the Indian Youth to join the ranks of Militants.

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“Our heart beats for you and we know that the Modi led Government is committing atrocities against you. We invite you to join our struggle,” Zakir Musa is heard saying while addressing the Indian Muslims. He is also heard taking the names of various mob lynching victims including Akhlaq from Dadri who was killed last year in July over beef rumours and other mob Lynching victims.

Zakir Rashid Bhat also known as Zakir Musa is a former Hizbul Mujahideen commander, slain Burhan Wani’s successor and founder and chief of Al-Qaeda cell Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.

Musa joined Hizb ul Mujahideen in 2013 but In July 2017, he parted ways with hizb and was named the head of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a newly created cell of Al-Qaeda.

He later threatened to behead the Hurriyat leaders.