Srinagar: Thousands of people including women from dozens of villages of Pulwama district Tuesday reached Lelehar village near Kakapora area of south Kashmir district to participate in multiple funeral prayers of slain LeT militant Arif Lelehari, reports said.
Arif was killed alongwith his commander Abu Dujana in a gunfight at Hakripora village earlier in the day.
The people raised pro-freedom and anti India slogans before and after the funeral, witnesses said.
Meanwhile, a large number of people also participated in the funeral prayers of a civilian youth Firdous Ahmad of Begumbagh, Kakapora.
Firdous was killed in force’s action against the protesters after hit by a bullet in clashes near the gunfight site.