Yasin Malik holds prayers in absentia for killed militants and civilians in Kashmir

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JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik along with the other members of JRL held absentia funeral prayers for the militants and civilians killed in Islamabad and Shopian districts of South Kashmir on Sunday.

Earlier, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprised of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Sunday called for complete shutdown in Kashmir Valley for today and tomorrow to mourn the militant killings in south Kashmir.

The JRL had asked people to suspend business and other activities and offer funeral prayers in absentia at 4 pm today, across Kashmir valley.

Eleven militants were killed in the twin operations at Dragad and Kachdor. Seven militants were killed in Dragad, and three killed in Kachdor where the forces blasted the house to kill the remaining militants when reports last came.

One militant Rouf Bashir Khanday was killed and his associate Imran Rashid was arrested during an overnight gunfight at Brunty Dialgam in Anantnag district.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik on Sunday called for a Kashmir-wide shutdown. The Shutdown call is for Sunday and Monday.

Four civilian youth were killed, while a dozen others were injured near the gunfight sites.

Police sources in Srinagar and Shopian have identified the killed militants as Yawar Itoo, a resident Safnagri Zainpora, Nazim Nazir of Nagbal, Adil Thokar of Homhona, Ubair Shafi Malla, a resident of Trenz, Rais Thokar of Paderpora, Ishafaq Malik of Pinjoora and Zubair Turay of Shopian town.


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