EXCLUSIVE: ‘Azaadi, Hum Pakistani Hain!’ Slogans Reverberate As Thousands Turn Up For Funeral of Slain Militants (Watch Video)

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Thousands of mourners on Wednesday turned up at the funeral of two slain militants in Handura and Khargund villages of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Two militants – Abid Ahmad of Khargund and Ishfaq Ahmad of Handoora – were killed along with two foreigners, identified by the police as Umar Khalid and Yasir, in a 12-hour-long gunfight in Lam forests of Tral yesterday.

A soldier and a policeman were also killed and two army men wounded in the gunfight.

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Eye witnesses said that thousands of people had assembled in both the villages to take part in the last rites of the slain militants.

Meanwhile, a spontaneous shutdown is being observed in Tral area to mourn the killings.

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