Jammu and Kashmir: Thousands join funeral prayer march of two slain Hizbul militants killed in Kulgam [Photos]

Thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the last rites of two slain Hizbul Mujahideen militants from Baramulla in north Kashmir on Thursday

FP Staff November 17, 2017 15:09:40 IST
Thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the last rites of slain Hizbul Mujahideen militants — Toib Majeed Mir and Ashiq Ahmed Bhat — in north Kashmir’s Baramulla on Thursday. AP
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Thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the last rites of slain Hizbul Mujahideen militants — Toib Majeed Mir and Ashiq Ahmed Bhat — in north Kashmir’s Baramulla on Thursday. AP
Bhat and Mir were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam on Wednesday. The two militants had attacked a police party resulting in a "brief shootout" in which the militants were killed. AP
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Bhat and Mir were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam on Wednesday. The two militants had attacked a police party resulting in a "brief shootout" in which the militants were killed. AP
Bhat and Mir were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam on Wednesday. The two militants had attacked a police party resulting in a "brief shootout" in which the militants were killed. AP
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Bhat and Mir were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam on Wednesday. The two militants had attacked a police party resulting in a "brief shootout" in which the militants were killed. AP
Bhat was from the volatile Baramulla's Palhalan area. He had joined the militant ranks in April 2015 as a Class X student. Clashes also broke out after the funeral. AP
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Bhat was from the volatile Baramulla's Palhalan area. He had joined the militant ranks in April 2015 as a Class X student. Clashes also broke out after the funeral. AP
Clashes erupted soon after the funeral after youth pelted stones on forces who in retaliation fired tear smoke shells to disperse them. Complete shutdown was observed in North Kashmir areas. AP
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Clashes erupted soon after the funeral after youth pelted stones on forces who in retaliation fired tear smoke shells to disperse them. Complete shutdown was observed in North Kashmir areas. AP
Clashes erupted soon after the funeral after youth pelted stones on forces who in retaliation fired tear smoke shells to disperse them. Complete shutdown was observed in North Kashmir areas. AP
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Clashes erupted soon after the funeral after youth pelted stones on forces who in retaliation fired tear smoke shells to disperse them. Complete shutdown was observed in North Kashmir areas. AP
To prevent law and order breakdown, internet facilities in north Kashmir areas were snapped on Thursday. A large contingent of police and paramilitary CRPF troops were deployed to stop protestors from hitting the Srinagar-Baramulla national highway.
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To prevent law and order breakdown, internet facilities in north Kashmir areas were snapped on Thursday. A large contingent of police and paramilitary CRPF troops were deployed to stop protestors from hitting the Srinagar-Baramulla national highway.