Thousands reach Manan’s village to attend funeral, Journos stopped at Kupwara

JK Bank

Thousands of people have gathered in Tikipora village of  Kupwara district to attend funeral of scholar turned  militant commander Mannan Wani, who was killed along with his associate in a gunfight this afternoon.

Reports said that  hundreds of people from different parts of north Kashmir started marching towards Tikipora village  when the  news about killing of slain commander  spread this afternoon.


They said that heavy deployment of forces has been put in place to restrict the movement of people moving towards Wani’s village.

Meanwhile government forces have also stopped media men from covering the funeral of Wani.