Funeral prayers held for Professor at Kashmir University

Srinagar, May 6: Funeral prayers in absentia were offered at Kashmir University campus by students for their professor, who was killed in Shopian gunfight after reportedly joining militancy a day before on Sunday.
Reports said male as well as female students came out of their hostel blocks and marched through the campus chanting ‘Aazadi’ slogans.
Later, reports said a funeral was offered on the campus by a large gathering.
Dr Mohammad Raafi Bhat, a sociology professor was killed along with Hizb commander Saddam Padder and three others in a gunfight at Shopian’s Badigam village.
Bhat hails from central Kashmir’s Chunduna village of Ganderbal.