Militant killed in Sopore buried quietly in Gantamulla

Militant killed in Sopore buried quietly in Gantamulla

Baramulla: A militant killed by government forces in Wadoora area of Sopore on Tuesday evening, was buried quietly few hours after his killing at Gantamulla.
Sources said that the body of the militant was shifted to martyrs graveyard at Gantamulla Baramulla on Tuesday night by police, few hours after his killing, and buried in a grave already dug few days ago.
Grave diggers said that police informed them that they were shifting body of a non-local militant.
“We don’t know was he a local or non-local, but police shifted a body and said the slain is a non-local, later we buried it ” a grave digger said.
Police said that the body was shifted to graveyard for non-locals as no one claimed the body.
Locals in Wadoora, however, said that police did not hand over the body to them for identification and quietly shifted it out of area for burial.
Authorities had announced closure of all schools and colleges across Sopore sub-division on Wednesday, apprehending law and order problems.
A residential house was damaged completely in the day-long encounter on Tuesday while several others were partially damaged.