Picture special: Funeral of militants killed in Tral

Kashmir Life photojournalist Bilal Bahadur captures the funeral of three militants killed in an encounter in Tral on Monday.

Hundreds of people gather in Dadsar village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district to bid adieu to Hizb militant Shahnawaz Ahmad who was killed in an encounter in Tral on July 1, 2013.
Hundreds of people gather in Dadsar village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district to bid adieu to Hizb militant Shahnawaz Ahmad who was killed in an encounter in Tral on July 1, 2013.
Shahnawaz’s body was taken around the village before he was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Dadsar village.
Shahnawaz’s body was taken around the village before he was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Dadsar village.
Women watch as procession carrying Shahnawaz’s body is carried for burial in Dadsar village.
Women watch as procession carrying Shahnawaz’s body is carried for burial in Dadsar village.

 

In Lurgham village, people gathered in large number to pay their last respect to Hizb militant Ajaz Ahmad Bhat who was killed in an encounter with forces in Tral on July 1, 2013.
In Lurgham village, people gathered in large number to pay their last respect to Hizb militant Ajaz Ahmad Bhat who was killed in an encounter with forces in Tral on July 1, 2013.
A close friend wails over Ajaz’s body who was killed in a 12 hour long gunfight with army and police in Tral.
A close friend wails over Ajaz’s body who was killed in a 12 hour long gunfight with army and police in Tral.
As Ajaz’s body was taken for burial women in Lurgham raised anit-India and pro-Azadi slogans.
As Ajaz’s body was taken for burial women in Lurgham raised anit-India and pro-Azadi slogans.
In Hayena village, a huge procession carried Hizbal Mujahideen’s district commander, Shabir Ahmad Bhat alias Adil’s body to a local graveyard for burial.  Shabir was killed on July 1, 2013 during an encounter with army and police in Tral.
In Hayena village, a huge procession carried Hizbal Mujahideen’s district commander, Shabir Ahmad Bhat alias Adil’s body to a local graveyard for burial. Shabir was killed on July 1, 2013 during an encounter with army and police in Tral.
Women watch as procession carrying Shabir’s body walks past in Hayena village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Women watch as procession carrying Shabir’s body walks past in Hayena village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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