Kashmir Indepth

Amid clashes slain Sopore militant laid to rest

Sopore:  Police on Friday morning teargassed funeral procession of a militant from Sopore who was killed in a shootout in Handwara during intervening night of Thursday-Friday.  

Amid heavy rains thousands gathered for funeral prayers of the slain Militant.

As the funeral procession was moving police tear gassed mourners leading to clashes,  eyewitnesses said.

Massive clashes have erupted in Arampora area between protesters and government forces and according to locals police has used tear gas unabatedly and pellet gun too has been put to use.

In wake of the killing, authorities decided to impose restrictions in parts of Sopore today.  

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