Kashmir: Five rounds of funeral prayers for slain militant Jehangir Khandey in Keller

Thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the last rites of Jehangir Ahmad Khanday, who was killed along with two more militants in a gunfight with government forces in Bahmnoo village of Pulwama in south Kashmir yesterday.
Kashmir: Five rounds of funeral prayers for slain militant Jehangir Khandey in Keller
Photo: Kamran Yousuf/GK

Thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the last rites of Jehangir Ahmad Khanday, who was killed along with two more militants in a gunfight with government forces in Bahmnoo village of Pulwama in south Kashmir yesterday.

Reports and witnesses said that the funeral prayers were held five times to accommodate the huge rush of people marching from different area in Chak Keller – ancestral village of Jehangir in Shopian district.

Relatives and family members of Jehangir were seen wailing while men and children raised pro-freedom slogans during his last rites.

Jehangir and two of his associates were killed in an over 20-hour long operation that began at 7 am yesterday.

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