Amid pro-freedom processions slain militant duo laid to rest

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File Photo. Photograph by Sanna Irshad Mattoo for The Kashmir Walla
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Amid massive pro-freedom sloganeering thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the last rites  of militant duo killed in an encounter at Safanagri area of south Kashmir’s district Shopian.

Three rounds of funeral prayers were offered for Amir as thousands from district Shopian, Islamabad and Kulgam participated in the funeral procession of slain militants.

Hurriyat Patriarch Syed Ali Shah Geelani telephonically addressed the funeral of Amir, reports said.

Meanwhile, thousands bid farewell to militant, Idrees Ahmad of Safnagri village  who deserted army to join militant ranks.

Reports said that Idrees was  laid to rest amid massive pro-freedom and anti-India slogans at local Martyrs graveyard in the village.