Srinagar: Thousands of people on Friday participated in the funeral prayers of two militants in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of south Kashmir. The bodies were handed to their families last night following their exhumation in Machhil area in the frontier district of Kupwara.
The bodies of Zahid Rashid Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat of Braihad, Katapora, Yaripora in Kulgam and Nissar Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Rasool Bhat of Krad Shangus, Anantnag reached their native villages today morning.
Thousands of people reached Braihad in Yaripora and Krad Shangus in Anantnag and attended the last rites of the slain.
Both the militants were later laid to rest amid pro-independence and anti-government slogans.
Army had on June 6 claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing three “unidentified militants” in Machhil sector.