Sopore, Nov 29: Amid massive clashes thousands of people attend last rites of Slain militant at Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.
Reports and eyewitnesses said that people in thousands assembled at Iqbal Market Sopore to participate in the funeral prayers of Sopore militant.
Slain Mehraj ul Din Sofi alias Marouf was killed along with Top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Naveed Jatt in a gunfight with government forces at Chattergam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday.
Reports said soon after funeral prayers ended, Scores of youth pelted stones on deployed forces who in turn lobbed teargas shells to disperse them.
Reports said that many perosns were injured in the clashes, however the identify of injured persons were not known immediately.
Meanwhile parts of Sopore shuts to mourn the killing of local militant.