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Funeral prayers in absentia held for slain militants, civilian on JRL call

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Srinagar:Funeral prayers in absentia were held on Sunday for five militants and a civilian killed in a gunfight and clashes in Shopian district of south Kashmir yesterday.

Scores of people assembled at Maisuma locality of Srinagar after Zuhr prayers and offered the funeral prayers for the slain militants and the civilian.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had asked people to offer prayers for the slain.

Five militants were killed in an overnight gunfight with the forces in Kiloora village of Shopian while a civilian was killed in army firing in Ganowpora village