Thousands attend slain militant’s funerals in Tral  

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Srinagar: A large number of people Wednesday participated in the funeral prayers of militants killed in Tral gunfight before they were laid to rest.

Danish Khaliq Dar of Pinglish, Adil Akram Lone of Midoora Tral and a non-local militant were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Nazneenpora Hayuna area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

Local sources said that the dead bodies of Danish and Adil were handed over to their legal heirs late last night and people started assembling in their respective villages since very early today.

Multiple rounds of funeral prayers were held for slain militants at their ancestral villages to accommodate the huge rush of mourners, witnesses said adding later amid pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans, Danish and Adil were laid to rest.