Thousands attend funeral of slain militants

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Srinagar: ‎Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Hizb commander Altaf Kachroo and his associate Umar Rashid who were killed in an encounter with the government forces in Muniward, Khanabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Sources said that over a dozen militants appeared in the funeral of Altaf Ahmad aka Kachroo and Umer Rashid at his native villages and offered a gun-salute.

Meanwhile, authorities have snapped internet service in most parts of Anantnag and Kulgam districts in the wake of the gunfight.

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Train service was also suspended on the Srinagar-Banihal route following the gunfight.

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