Lashkar commander Naved Jatt offers gun salute at slain militants funeral in Shopian village

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New Delhi: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Naveed Jatt on Saturday made an appearance at the funeral of a militant killed in a gun battle with the forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Photographs of Jatt offering a gun salute to Waqar Ahmad Sheikh at his funeral in Shopian’s Malikgund village have surfaced on social media.

Jatt escaped from police custody on February 6 while he was being taken to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital in Srinagar for a medical examination. Two policemen were killed in a shootout at the hospital.