SRINAGAR: Amid anti-India and pro-freedom sloganeering, thousands of people on Monday participated in the funeral prayers of two top slain militants Shabazz Shafi Wani & Farooq Ahmad Hura who were killed in an encounter at Padagampora on Sunday.
Public address systems were used asking people to participate in the funeral prayers of the slain militant while ‘Taranas’ were also played out in local Masjids.
Meanwhile two persons were injured after intense clashes erupted between protesters and forces in Belov village of Pulwama the ancestral village of Shahbaz Shafi Wani alias Rayees Kachroo , amid a complete shutdown against the killing of two militants at Padgampora on Sunday.
On Sunday, a group of militants boarding a Maruti car bearing registration number JK13A-0764 fired upon police party near Padgampora which was retaliated. During the exchange of fire between the terrorists and the police party 02 militants were killed.
The identity of the terrorists was ascertained as Shahbaz Shafi Wani @Rayees Kachroo son of Mohammad Shafi resident of Beloo Rajpora Pulwama and Farooq Ahmad Hurrah son of Ghulam Ahmad Hurrah resident of Naizneenpora Shopian. Both of them belonged to Hizb ul Mujahideen.