Two slain militants laid to rest in north Kashmir

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Srinagar: Two local militants, Liyaqat Ahmad Lone and Furqan Rashid Lone were laid to rest in their respective areas of north Kashmir on Tuesday hours after they were killed during a gunfight with government forces in Handwara.

Funeral prayers of Liyaqat, were held near the Martyrs graveyard of Harwan village of Sopore, witnesses said.

They said that amid anti-India and Pro-freedom slogans, thousands attended the funeral prayers of Liyaqat who was later laid to rest.

Furqan, was also laid to rest after a large number of people attended his funeral at Shartpora, Langate.