Multiple rounds of funeral prayers held for slain militant in Pulwama

Srinagar

Multiple rounds of funeral payers held for slain Aqib Ahmed in Rajpora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

Aqib was killed during an encounter between the government forces and militants along with his associate Sameer Tiger in Drabgam village of Pulwama.

A funeral procession of Aqib Ahmed Khan. Khan was killed during an encounter in Drabgam village Pulwama on April 30.

Reports said that Aqib was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Rajpora Pulwama, amid pro-freedom, pro-Islamic and anti-governmental slogans. Thousands of mourners including men, women, children and old participated in his funeral procession at his native village in Pulwama.

Earlier, multiple-funerals were held for Aqib’s associate Sameer Tiger at his native village in Drabgam village.

Despite the ban on internet and amid restrictions, several thousand people poured onto streets as the body of slain militant were lifted the scenes were poignant amid the chanting of pro-freedom slogans.

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