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Thousands March to Kulgam, 15 Funerals So far, Militants Offer Gun salute

June 23

Tens of thousands of people are marching towards Czopath area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District on Monday to offer the funeral of slain Militant commander, Shakoor Dar.

Shakoor was killed in a gunfight with Government Forces in South Kashmir’s Quimoh area on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses told The Kashmiriyat that women and men in large numbers are marching towards the area shouting pro Freedom and Anti India Slogans.

At least fifteen funeral prayers have been offered as of now, and people in large numbers are still on the way to the village where Shakoor’s Funeral is being offered in a ground.

Militants also offered gun salute to the slain commander by firing shots in the air.

The Government Forces had blocked the entry points to the village however it could not stop people from joining the funeral prayers in large numbers.

Author: Mohammed Ashraf Ganie

Ashraf is the chief correspondent for The Kashmiriyat from Kulgam District

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