Srinagar: A large number of people Friday participated in the funeral prayers in absentia for the wife of a Hizbul Mujahideen commander died in Pakistan.
Hizb commander, Ghulam Nabi Khan alias Aamir Khan alias Saifullah Khalid who is a native of Levar Dachnipora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district is living in Pakistan.
His wife Fatima Begum had also travelled to Pakistan only few months back where she passed away last evening, reports said.
Her funeral prayers in absentia were held at her native village of Pahalgam area.
Aamir Khan alias Saifullah Khalid was Hizb ul Mujahideen’s operational chief in the valley before crossing over to Pakistan more than twenty years back.