SRINAGAR: Thousands of people on Thursday participated in the last rites of slain LeT commander Ayub Lelhari in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
An eye witness said that thousands of people marched towards Lelhar – anvestral village of the slain District Commander of LeT – despite restrictions imposed by the authorities.
He said that forces had sealed all the entry and exit points of Kakapora area to limit the gathering of people.
However, people took detours through orchards and by-lanes to reach the ground where funeral prayers of Lelhari were offered.
Lelhari was killed after forces ambushed his vehicle in Banderpora village of the district yesterday.
In a brief shootout, two cops were also injured, said a police official.