Zakir Rashid Bhat - The New Face Of Hizbul Mujahideen Has A Message For Kashmiris

A former engineering student Zakir Rashid Bhat has emerged as the successor of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

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An 8-minute video message circulated by Whatsapp of Zakir egging on the protesters in the valley is being seen as confirmation of his elevation to the post once held by Wani.

Bhat, said to be around 22 years, was a student of civil engineering in Chandigarh before he returned to his ancestral village Noorpura in Pulwama in 2013 and joined the Hizbul Mujahideen.

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