Thousands brave inclement weather to participate in last rites of slain Lashkar commander in Pulwama

Braving the inclement weather conditions, thousands of mourners attended the funeral prayers of slain Lashkar-e- Toiba commander Irfan Ahmad Sheikh in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.

Reports said that thousands of mourners converged in Chakoora, the native village of Shiekh to participate in his last rites.


Sheikh was killed in a brief shoot out with the government forces on Wednesday evening in his native village.

Five back to back rounds of funeral prayers were held for Sheikh till the filing of this report.

-GK

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