Non-local militant, killed in Uri, buried

BARAMULLA: A non-local militant Luqman Bhai who was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Saturday in Bujithelan forests was buried in Boniyar area of Uri on Saturday late evening.
The body of the militant was shifted to police station Boniyar in the evening and after legal formalities, police with the help of some local residents buried the body near police station Boniyar where some non-local militants were also buried in the past.
Some three dozen people participated in his funeral prayers, sources said.
Luqman Bhai – a Pakistani militant – was active in Kashmir Valley from one year, police said, adding that he was on way to LoC to receive a group of militants but was intercepted by forces in Bujithelan forests and killed in an encounter.