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J&K: Thousands attend funeral of LeT commander Bashir Lashkari

Thousands Of People Gathered For The Funeral Ceremony Of Lashkar-e-Taiba Commander Bashir Lashkari On Sunday. The Ceremony Took Place At Soaf-shali Village In South Kashmir.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vivek Arya | Updated on: 02 Jul 2017, 11:58:37 PM
J&K: Thousands attend funeral of LeT commander Bashir Lashkari

New Delhi:

Thousands of people gathered for the funeral ceremony of Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari on Sunday. The ceremony took place at Soaf-shali village in South Kashmir.

Pro-freedom slogans were raised at his funeral. Bashir and other militant Shadab Ahmad Chopan were killed by the security forces in Anantnag district’s Brinty Dialgam area on Saturday. Two civilians – a woman and a youth were also killed alongwith the two militants.

Bashir was carrying a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head. He was responsible for the killing of SHO Feroz and five policemen in Thajiwara area of Anantnag district.

Director General of Police S P Vaid informed about the killing of slain militants on Saturday. “The encounter is over. Two militants have been killed,” he said.

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First Published : 02 Jul 2017, 11:39:00 PM