Thousands attend Lashkar militant’s funeral in north Kashmir’s Sopore

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Sopore: Thousands of people on Wednesday attended funeral prayers of a local militant, who was killed along with his associate in Tujjar area of this north Kashmir Township on Tuesday.

Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that thousands of people from Harwan, Bomai and other neighbourhood villages attended funeral prayers of Lashkar militant Abdul Majeed Mir, who was killed along with his commander Abu Maaz in a fierce gunfight in Tujjar area here on Tuesday.

The funeral prayers of the slain militant were offered at the Eidgah, Nowpora here.

His body was being carried in a procession to martyrs’ graveyard at Nowpora for burial, when this report was filed.