Photo : Junaid Bhat
Sopore : Thousands of people from different areas of Sopore town reached Brath Kalan to offer funeral prayers of Nayeem Ahmad.
Naeem Ahmad Najar son of Ghulam Hassan Najar resident of Shelpora Brath was killed in an encounter with forces in Shankergund area of Sopore along with his associate Pervaiz Ahmad Wani resident of Galoora Handwara.
Reports said that as soon as news spread in the area people in thousands assembled at Brath Village where the protest rally marched towards the slain millitant’s home. Azadi and Pro-Islam slogans shouted during the rally.
Huge number of people including men and women attended the last rites of slain militant , Amid pro freedom and Islamic slogans Naeem was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Brath Kalan village.
However security forces have sealed all exit points in the area after the killing of slain militant.
Meanwhile authorities have stopped mobile communication except BSNL in North Kashmir while all government run educational institutes also suspended on early Monday as a precautionary measures.
2015 Kashmir Despatch