Suhail Khan/ Peerzada Waseem
Sopore : Sea of people on Tuesday took part in the last rites of Slain LeT militant in Harwan village of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District.
Slain LeT militant Liyaqat Ahmed Lone son of Late Ghulam Mahidin Lone was killed along with his associate Furqan Ahmed in a gunfight in Galoora village of Handwara early this day.
Eyewitnesses said that several thousands of mourners reached Harwan village to participate in the last rites of Slain militant Liaqa’s funeral.
It was emotional weave everywhere across Zaingeer belt after news of Liaqat got killed spread, while slian sister’s wedding turned into mourning as she was getting married today.
Slain Liyaqat had joined militant ranks 9 month before when he left home. Slain was father of three children including two daughters.
Thousands of wailing men, women and children from all walks of Zaingeer belt turned up for the last rites of Slain Liyaqat’s funeral.
The slain militant was laid to rest amid tears and sobs at his ancestral graveyard at Harwan village.
Meanwhile parts of Zaingeer witnessed complete shutdown against the killing of two militants in Handwara encounter, while minor clashes also reported in Sopore town.
2015 Kashmir Despatch