Body of militant Yawar killed in south Kashmir gunfight reaches home in Shopian

One of the militants killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir has been identified as Yawar of Zainapora.
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One of the militants killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir has been identified as Yawar Ahmad of Zainapora.

Reports said that a huge gathering of people reached Safnagri as Yawar's body reached there.

Pro-freedom and pro-freedom slogans were raised by men and women who had assembled there.

At least eight militants were killed in three gunfights in Anantnag and Shopian on Sunday, police said.

A civilian was killed and over 50 others were injured after forces opened fire and resorted to tear gas shelling and pellet firing on the protesters who were marching towards the gunfight sites.

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