Government forces on Sunday allegedly used massive force on one of the slain Shopian militants funeral procession, reports said.
Local sources informed Kashmir Reader that as soon as a massive procession carrying the body of slain militant Zubair Turray stopped reached Eidgah Shopian to offer funeral prayers, the local police and the Central Reserve Police Force personnel resorted to massive teargas shelling and also pellet firing at the funeral procession.
They said that several persons suffered injuries during the incident.
“This created chaos and confusion,” they said. The sources added that the exact number of people injured in the incident could not be ascertained immediately.