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Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyred youth in Shopian

March 23, 2019 | General, Official News | Share:

Srinagar, March 23, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, tens of thousands of people, today, participated in the funeral prayers of two youth martyred by Indian troops in Shopian. The troops martyred the youth, Yasir Ahmed Shah and Showkat Ahmed, during a violent cordon and search operation in Gadapora area of Shopian, yesterday.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Harmain and Arhama, the native areas of the martyred youth, and participated in their last rites. The participants of the funerals chanted high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Eyewitnesses said that a group of mujahideen appeared at the funeral of Yasir Ahmed Shah and offered him gun salute by firing several shots in the air.

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