Two youth were injured in accidental fire when militants offered gun salute to slain Hizb militant and a Ph.D Scholar, Sabzar Ahmed Sofi in Naina area of South Kashmir’s Sangam, The Kashmiriyat reported.
Reports said that two youth were injured when militants were followed by a large crowd at the site of the funeral.
The militants accidentally fired towards the crowd when the public surrounded them in large numbers, which resulted in injuries to two persons.
Both of the injured have been injured and shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.
Earlier, a group of five to six militants led by popular militant commander, Zeenat ul Islam had reached the site of the funeral of Sabzar Ahmed to offer gun salute to their slain colleague.