Virender Sehwag ‘salutes’ Indian Army for killing top Hizbul Mujahideen commander

Virender Sehwag commended the Indian army for killing of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 27, 2017 5:15 pm
virender sehwag, tral, tral encounter, indian army tral encounter, virender sehwag indian army, cricket news, cricket, sports news, indian express Virender Sehwag has never shied away from showing his support for the Army and the country. (Source: Express Photo)

Virender Sehwag commended the Indian Army on Saturday for their work in Tral that saw Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, and successor to former leader Burhan Wani, killed in an encounter. The encounter took place in Tral in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

MORE: Sabzar Bhat killed: Burhan Wani’s successor gunned down in Tral encounter; six terrorists killed in separate incident

“Great job by the Indian Army in Tral today. Salute!” said Sehwag in his tweet. The encounter began late Friday night when the security forces and terrorists were involved in a brief exchange of gunfire. Later, as the terrorists took shelter in the village, the CRPF and the army laid a cordon around the village and began attempts to flush the terrorists.

Sehwag has never shied away from showing his support for the army and the country. Among other issues, the former Indian batsman has tweeted actively in support of the army. Recently, he tweeted, “There is no country as safe as India.Is desh ki mitti ki baat hi alag hai. Best wishes to #Uzma &welcome back to the most incredible country.” He said in a tweet the day after Uzma Ahmed who was allegedly forced to marry a Pakistani man during her visit to the country, returned to India.

After a video went viral of the Indian army personnel being assaulted in Kashmir, Sehwag also made a tweet condemning the incident and voicing his support for the army.

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    Murthy
    May 28, 2017 at 4:32 am
    TOM, D I C K, AND SONS OF B I T C H are making hay in Twitter!!!
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      Jignesh Soni
      May 27, 2017 at 11:38 pm
      Good work by Indian army. I am happy that no casualty on Indian side. Even if there is casualty, its an honor in war. Shoot stone pelters. They are all terrorists. Use real guns, not pellet toys.
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        Pretum
        May 27, 2017 at 9:13 pm
        What is so great about cowards kil and torturing the Kashmiris. Sehwag should shut up and drink some gau mutra in his retirement.
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          Jignesh Soni
          May 27, 2017 at 11:41 pm
          Its like removing filth from society. These terrorists are filth. People like you are filth on internet. I wish to water these terrorists with gau mantra, may be some sanity will come to them before getting a bullet
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          Saradindu Bose
          May 27, 2017 at 9:07 pm
          Is Sehwag eying a BJP nomination???
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            THATHAMAN
            May 27, 2017 at 11:43 pm
            2019 ELECTION IS NEARING. SHEWAG IS A SMART OPERATOR. WILL GO PLACES
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              Murthy
              May 28, 2017 at 4:35 am
              @THATHAMAN: You should really seriously consider marrying you sister to Shewag.H will definitely go places!
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              deepak sankhla
              May 28, 2017 at 2:49 am
              & you ??
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              mk km
              May 27, 2017 at 8:55 pm
              Seems sehwag dont have anything to do these days. I dont remember him tweeting or commenting during his cricketing days.
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                Gau mata
                May 27, 2017 at 8:18 pm
                Dont bark taklu. tell us when you are joint Gobar Sena . rotten onion head...lo. now the dirty cow drinkers will bark....start....1...2........3
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                  Teri MAATA
                  May 27, 2017 at 8:46 pm
                  Porki T E RI MA KI CH UTH ME GU SKE MARENGE
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