Faizan Ahmed Poswal son of Dr Ab Gani Poswal resident of Gossannaad area of Ladhoo Pampore who was killed during clashes at Chatpora area of Pulwama in his last facebook Post wanted Militants in Kashmir Valley to unite.
On his Facebook wall, Faizan wrote, “This post is for shopian Mujahideens….Agr aap log aapas mai hassad karogai toh hum civil log kYa karenge…Musa Bhai luv you…Musa Musa zakir Musa.”
The 15 year old was laid to rest at Gossannaad graveyard amid Pro-freedom and Pro militant slogans.
Faizan who received bullet injuries in his chest near encounter site was declared brought dead at district hospital Pulwama.
Souces told The Kashmiriyat that faizan was declared dead none other than his fathet Dr Poswal who is presently working as Medical officer at district hospital Pulwama.
Emotional scenes were witnessed at District hospital Pulwama as news spread in hospital and one funeral was held at hospital premises soon after his death, they said.
On reaching his native area 2nd funeral was held around 9 pm on Friday evening and third funeral was held around 10 pm on Saturday after which faizan was laid to rest, they said.
Eyewitnesses said that thousands of mourners from different parts of southern belt of Kashmir turned up for the funeral prayers of slain boy.
People from different age group of men women and children were among the mourners, said an eyewitness while adding that he was laid to rest amid pro freedom, anti-India and pro-Islam slogans.
Faizan Ahmad a 15 year old boy and 10th class student at MEI Pampore has left behind parents and an elder brother.
Dr Poswal along with his family was presently living in a residential quarter at new colony Pulwama is actually resident of Gossannaad Ladhoo as his ancestors had migrated from Rajouri to Gossannaad few decades before.
One militant namely sajad@abu Mansoor of Handwara area of North Kashmir was killed during encounter in thumna area of Pulwama town while the other two who were trapped as per police escaped.
Pertinently faizan was the 6th civilian killed near encounter site in last 15 days after central government ordered resumption of anti militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
Before him sheeraz Ahmad from Braakpora Anantnag, Aijaz Ahmad from Nowpora kulgam, Mohammad yousuf Rather from Nowshera khiram Anantnag, shahid Nazir from Sirhama Anantnag and yawar Ahmad from Gassipora kulgam were killed.
Meanwhile complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama district to mourn civilian and militant killing.
Author: Jahangeer Ganie
Jahangeer Ganie is the chief correspondent of The Kashmiriyat for District Pulwama in South Kashmir