Thousands participate in funeral of slain Kreeri militant | KNO

Thousands participate in funeral of slain Kreeri militant | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Sopore , October 26 (KNO) : Thousands of people on Friday participated in the funeral prayers of slain Lashkar militant who was killed along with his associate in Kreeri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Eyewitnesses told KNO that people in thousands assembled at Brath village of Sopore after the body of slain militant, Minhajul Mohiddin reached his home today after Friday congregational prayers. A large number of people including men and women attended the last rites of slain militant. Amid pro-freedom and pro-Islamic slogans, the slain militant was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Brath Kalan village.Minhajul Mohiddin was killed along with his associate Akeel Sofi of Khanpora Baramulla in an encounter in Kreeri Village on Thursday.Minhajul was identified earlier today at Baramulla Police Station after his family was called for identification. Eyewitnesses told KNO that a group of militants appeared at the funeral of a slain Brath militant and fired a volley of bullets in the air as “gun salute”.(KNO)