Thousands attend funeral of slain Lashkar militants, civilian in Srinagar’s Eidgah

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Srinagar: Thousands of people on Wednesday participated in the funeral prayers of Lashkar militants and a civilian killed by government forces in Fateh Kadal area of the city here this morning.

Thousands of people carried bodies of Lashkar militant Mehrajuddin Bangroo, his associate Faiz Mushtaq Waza and civilian Rayees Sofi in a procession to martyrs graveyard in Eidgah  here, witnesses told Kashmir Reader.

The mourners were chanting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans while carrying the bodies of trio that passed through different areas of the Old City before reaching Eidgah cemetery for burial.

Meanwhile, the bodies of the trio were  being buried when the last reports came in.