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Thousands participate in the last rites of slain Sopore militant 

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Sopore, Sep 26, CNS: Thousands of mourners on Wednesday took part in the last rites of slain militant killed in Tujjer area of North Kashmir’s Sopore town.

   The slain militant identified as Abdul Majeed Mir, affiliated with the LeT outfit, was killed along with his associate on Wednesday during an encounter with Government Forces.

Reports said that mourners from different areas of the town attended the funeral prayers of the slain militant and later the body was taken to Martyrs Graveyard” Eidgah, Nowpora for the burial.

   The mourners chanted pro-Islam and pro-freedom slogans. Reports said that they dispersed peacefully after the culmination of last rites. Meanwhile, internet service that had been suspended in parts of Sopore shortly after the start of gunfight was restored on Wednesday. (CNS)