Shopian: Thousands of people on Thursday joined the funeral prayers of a local Hizbul Mujahideen militant Wasim Ahmad Malla who was killed with his partner Naseer Ahmad Pandith in a brief gunfight with government forces at Vihil in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday morning .
Eyewitness said thousands of people offered Nimaz e Jinaza at least three times for the slain militant, Waseem Ahmad Malla, at his native village, Pehlipora Shopian.
Eyewitness told Kashmir Reader that early on Thursday morning thousands of people including women and children’s from adjoining villages, and other areas assembled in Pehlipora and held massive anti-India and pro-freedom protests.
Amid Sobs and tears slain militant was later taken to graveyard in a massive procession and laid to rest there
Meanwhile complete shutdown is being observed in the native villages of slain militants killed in shopian.