Srinagar : Javid Ahmad Lone, who was among seven civilians killed in Kulgam, was buried amid pro-freedom slogans at Hawoora, his native village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district o Monday morning.
Javid was identified late on Sunday and his body remained in the mortuary for several hours before his family identified him.
Pertinent to mention that the authorities not only blocked internet, a usual trend, they also snapped mobile phones leading to chaos and information blockade.
According to news gathering agency GNS said that thousands of people attended Javid’s funeral early on Monday. He was taken in a procession towards graveyard amid pro-freedom slogans. Later, Javid was laid to rest amid sobs and tears.
Javid was among seven persons who were killed post a gunfight at Laroo in the south Kashmir district in which three local militants were killed.
Javid was among six persons who died due to the blast while another civilian Mansoor Ahmad Dar Son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar of Bogund Kulgam was killed in government forces firing on protesters.