Pulwama, February 19: Thousands of people attended funeral prayers of slain Jaish-e-Mohammad militant Hilal Ahmad Naiko in Pingleena village of Pulwama who was killed yesterday in a 17-hour long gunfight with government forces .
Slain Hilal along with two Pakistani associates was killed yesterday in a gunfight in Pingleena area of Pulwama .
According to eyewitnesses , thousands of people including women and children participated in his funeral prayers .
People were seen chanting pro-Jaish and pro-Zakir Musa slogans .
Eyewitnesses said that people from different localities of Pulwama were seen rushing towards the native village of slain Hilal .
His funeral was attended multiple times .
Earlier yesterday , three militants including operational commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad , five security personnels and one civilians were killed in a 17 hour long gunbattle .