Pulwama: Thousands of people attended funeral prayers of two slain militants killed in an encounter with government forces in Drabgam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday evening.
According to reports, thousands of people including women and children attended the funeral prayers of slain militants in Arihal and Drabgam amid pro-freedom slogans.
Two JeM militants were killed in a gunfight with Government forces at Drabgam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district identified.
Sources said, the slain identified as Shahid Ahmad Baba son of Mushtaq Ahmad Baba of Drabgam village and Aniyat Ahmad son of Mohammad Abdullah of Arihal.
The slain militants were associated with Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit.
As per reports, Aniyat had been missing from his home since 29 January this year. Shahid joined militant ranks on 25 February last year.
Earlier, police said two militants were killed in the gunfight which erupted following a cordon and search operation in the village.