Ganderbal: Hundreds of people attended the funeral prayers of a police constable here, who died after coming under an avalanche near Jawahar Tunnel in Kulgam district on Thursday.
A pall of gloom enveloped Arampora Ganderbal as the body of Parvaiz Ahmad Mir, a selection grade constable reached home this afternoon.
A number of people thronged to the funeral prayers of the deceased held in the premises of a local school. Senior officials of district administration and police were also present.
Along with several of his colleagues, Parvez came under the snow avalanche which stuck the north portal of Jawahar tunnel Thursday night.
So far eight bodies have been recovered, which include six policeand fire fighting personnel and two prisoners.
Two trapped policemen were rescued alive earlier.