Shopian: Amid massive throng and multiple funeral prayers for the militants killed in a pre dawn gunfight between them and government forces today, the duo were laid to rest amid profreedom sloganeering.
Locals claimed that for Idrees Sultan, a former Army man who after deserting forces joined Hizb ul Mujahideen, four back to back funeral prayers were held before he was buried in a local grave yard ini Sagnagri.
“Three funeral prayers were held for Amir Hussian of Awneera village,” reports said.
Sultan and Hussain were killed after a gunfight broke out in Safnagri village in the wee hours of Tuesday.
Shopian is observing a shutdown to against the killing of the two militants today.