Islamabad: Former Pakistan president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has admitted that Kashmiris were trained in Pakistan to fight against Indian Army in Kashmir and touted as 'heroes'.Musharraf said that terrorist like Osama bin Laden and Jalaluddin Haqqused to be "Pakistani heroes".In an undated interview clip shared by Pakistan politician Farhatullah Babar on Wednesday on Twitter, Musharraf can be heard saying, "...In 1979, we had introduced religious militancy in Afghanistan to benefit Pakistan and to push Soviet out of the country.
We brought Mujahideen from all over the world, we trained them, supplied weapons.
Osama bin Laden was our hero.
"While talking about unrest in Kashmir, the self-exiled dictator said, "... Kashmiris who came to Pakistan received hero reception here.
We considered them as Mujahideen who will fight with the Indian Army then various terrorist organisations like Lashkar e Tayyiba rose in this period.
Gen Musharraf blurts that militants were nurtured and touted as 'heroes' to fight in Kashmir. If it resulted in des… https://t.co/YqOKCLA2Lc— Farhatullah Babar (@FarhatullahB) 1573621160000