North Kashmir : Thousands attend funeral of Sopore militant killed in Handwara shootout

Srinagar Publish Date: Nov 2 2018

Thousands of people on Friday took part in the last rites of a militant killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Naseer Teli, a resident of Gulabad Arampora, was killed in a brief shootout with the forces in Sagipora area of Handwara last night.

Reports said that the body of Teli was handed over to his family at 2 am in the night.

His funeral was held at 10 PM in Chinkipora area of Sopore in which thousands of people participated.

Meanwhile, strict restrictions have been placed in parts of Sopore to prevent protests against the killing.