Thousands of people including women and children thronged the funeral prayers of the slain militant killed in a pre-dawn gunfight with government forces in Bagander Mohalla of Bijbehara in southern Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday.
_Witnesses said that thousands of people from different areas of Anantnag district participated in the funeral of Burhan-ud-din at SK Colony in Anantnag._
*They said that multiple funeral prayers were held before slain Burhan, who was a physiotherapist by profession, was laid to rest amid intense pro-freedom and pro-militant slogans.*
Reports said that similar scenes were witnessed at Zirpora in Biijbehra where another slain militant Safdar was laid to rest amid multiple funeral prayers.
The two militants were killed in a gunfight with the forces in Bagander Mohalla in Bijbehara township of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Meanwhile, a complete shutdown is being observed in the district while authorities have imposed restrictions in main town Anantnag amidst a complete internet shutdown.