IOK: (Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyred youth in IOK)
ISLAMABAD: In Occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Muzaffar Ahmed, after police handed over his body to his family after exhumation.
According to reports, Muzaffar Ahmed, a resident of Langate area of Handwara in Kupwara district, was martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district on the 8th of this month.
After funeral prayers, people raised high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. The slain youth was buried at the martyrs’ graveyard in the town.
Earlier, massive protests erupted in Langate after the body of Muzaffar Ahmed reached the town.
The occupation authorities had deployed Indian troops and police personnel in strength and suspended the internet services in the area. Complete shutdown was observed in the area.