Srinagar: Militants offered gun salutes to slain militants Junaid Matto, Naseer Ahmad and Adil Manzoor in Khudwani, Heff and Pamore in south Kashmir Saturday, sources said.
Militants of both Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen appeared in the funeral of slain commander Junaid Mattoo in Khudwani village in south Kashmir and fired many shots in air.
Militants also appeared in the funeral of slain Naseer Ahmad in Heff village of Shopian district and offered gun salutes thrice.
Witnesses said that first a group of two militants appeared at the venue and they were followed by two more groups comprising four each and offered gun salutes to slain Naseer.
Militants also appeared in Pamore soon after Aadil’s feneral prayers were offered and fired many shots in air to offer salutes to slain militant.
Mattoo, Naseer and Adil were killed in a gunfight with forces in Arwani village of Kulgam district.
Witnesses said that multiple rounds of funeral prayers were held for all the three militants due to huge rush of mourners.