Pulwama : [ioktimes] Thousands of people on Friday participated in the last rites of a Hizb militant killed in a brief gunfight with the government forces in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
An eye witness told ioktimes, that over ten thousand people participated in the funeral prayers of Ishfaq Wani at his native Koil village of Pulwama.
He said that the mourners raised pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans as the body of Wani was lowered into the grave.
Wani was shot killed by the government forces in a gunfight in Rinzipora village of Awantipora early morning today.
An MBA graduate, Wani had joined militant ranks in July this year.