Sayed Salahuddin, leader of the powerful Kashmiri militant group, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, speaks to the media in Rawalpindi on May 2006. File Photo. The US State Department imposed sanctions Monday on Syed Salahuddin, the senior leader of the Kashmiri group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen. The move means the United States now considers Salahuddin, also known as Mohammad Yusuf Shah, a “Specially Designated Global Terrorist,” the State Department said in a statement.
Photo by Mian Khursheed