Srinagar: The three militants and a teen ager civilian who were killed yesterday afternoon at the hands of government forces in south Kashmir’s Tral area were laid to rest with thousands attending their multiple funeral prayers.
The slain militants include Zahid Ahmad Bhat from Nawdal, Tral; Ishaq Ahmed from Batgund, Tral and Muhammad Ashraf Dar from Trich, Pulwama while as the civilian include Muhammad Younus.
Local sources said that except Zahid who’s last rites were offered today, the three slain were laid to rest late last evening.
Zahid was laid to rest after thousands of people participated in his funeral prayers.
Witness told Kashmir Reader that thousands of people participates in the funeral prayers of Ashraf at Baghi Trich, Pulwama and he was laid to rest amid pro-freedom and anti India slogans late evening.
Thousands of people also participated in the funeral prayers of Ishaq of Batagund and a 17 years old Younis Sheikh of Saimoh Tral at their villages, witnesses said.
All the slain were laid to rest amid pro-freedom and anti India slogans. Witnesses said that few militants appeared in the funeral prayers of Ishaq and offered gun salute to their colleague.