Funeral prayers held for slain militant Chopan amid gun salute in Wagad Tral

Tral : This evening hundreds of people participated in the funeral prayers of former Hizbul Mujahideen militant who was earlier killed in a grenade blast near police station in Tral township of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Amid massive protests, funeral prayers were held for slain Hizb militant, Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan alias Haroon at his native village in Wagad hamlet of Aripal tehsil in Tral sub-district A local said the two masked militants also appeared in the gathering and fired many rounds in the air to offer gun salute to their slain colleague.

Adding that the villagers have decided to perform slain militant’s burial on Tuesday morning.

 

 

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