Thousands take part in last rites of Handwara youth
Funeral of Muhammad Iqbal in Handwara on Wednesday. Shahid Rafiq/GK

Thousands take part in last rites of Handwara youth

Thousands of people on Wednesday participated in the funeral prayers of Muhammad Iqbal who died in army firing yesterday in Handwara town of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Thousands of people on Wednesday participated in the funeral prayers of Muhammad Iqbal who died in army firing yesterday in Handwara town of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Iqbal was killed after army opened fire on locals protesting against the alleged molestation of a girl student by a soldier.

Two more people, including a woman, were also killed in the firing.

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