Hafiz Saeed con­firms his as­so­ci­a­tion with Asiya, Burhan

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Ja­maat-ud-dawah (JUD) chief Hafiz Saeed has con­firmed that he has links with fire­brand sep­a­ratist leader Asiya Andrabi and was also in touch with Hizbul Mu­jahideen 'com­man­der' Burhan Wani, who was killed in an en­counter on July 8 in Kash­mir.

An ex­clu­sive video re­leased by news agency ANI shows the 2008 Mum­bai ter­ror at­tacks mas­ter­mind ad­dress­ing Andrabi as his sis­ter. Andrabi is Dukhtaran- e- Mil­lat chief. Dukhtaran- e- Mil­lat

( DEM) is a rad­i­cal women's or­gan­i­sa­tion. DEM, led by Asiya Andrabi, has been hoist­ing Pak­istani flags every year to mark Pak­istan Day and In­de­pen­dence Day of the coun­try on Au­gust 14. In the sen­sa­tional video, Saeed, a United Na­tions des­ig­nated ter­ror­ist, is seen re­veal­ing that

Burhan Wani called him a few days be­fore his death and said his last wish was to "talk to me".

The JUD chief is fur­ther heard say­ing that Wani told him that his wish has been ful­filled and he was now ready for mar­tyr­dom. The video was shot dur­ing Jud's rally

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