Hizbul Mujahideen, on Tuesday criticized media for linking a Mast Gul ‘militant commander from a tribal area with Hizbul Mujahideen. Mast Gul rose to fame in 1995 in Indian Held Kashmir where he managed to hold off and eventually escape from an Indian cordon around Dargah-Hazrat Bal. IOK’s most revered shrine.
The Hizbul Mujahideen issued a statement “Attempts to affiliate someone claiming responsibility for bomb blasts in Pakistan with Hizbul Mujahideen to dent its credibility are upsetting and painful”
Most of the media had introduced Mr Gul as a Hizbul Mujahideen commander after he resurfaced in Miramshah early this month and