Thousands attend last rites of slain militant Bilal Ahmad in Kupwara

Thousands of people on Friday took part in the last rites of a militant killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Khumriyal area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Thousands attend last rites of slain militant Bilal Ahmad in Kupwara
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Thousands of people on Friday took part in the last rites of a militant killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Khumriyal area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Reports said the funeral of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Bilal Ahmad was held around 11: 15 am at his ancestral Shatmuqam village of Lolab.

Despite the restrictions, they said people in thousands reached the village and participated in the funeral prayers.

Bilal was killed in a brief gunfight with the forces along with an associate Zahoor Ahmad in Khumriyal area.

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