Thousands attend Javed and Aaqib’s funerals

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Srinagar: Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of two Hizb militants Javed Ahmad Sheikh of Beerwah and Aaqib Gul of Goripora Hyderpora Wednesday.
The two along with Sajid Ahmad Gilkar of Malaratta, Srinagar were killed during a gunfight in Redbugh area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Local sources said that a large number of people participated in the funeral prayers of Javed and Aaqib in their respective areas before they were laid to rest amid sobs and tears.
As per reports protesters clashed with government forces on the Airport road after Aaqib was laid to rest.

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