Funeral prayers in absentia held for slain civilians, militants in Srinagar, Pampore

 

Srinagar, May 11: Hundreds of people on Friday offered funeral prayers in absentia in Srinagar and Pampore for the civilians killed in forces’ action on last weekend in Srinagar and Shopian.
On a call issued by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), scores of activists took out a march from Maisuma to protest the killings.
The participants also offered funeral prayers in absentia for the slain civilians.
Meanwhile, the residents of Pampore also offered funeral prayers in absentia for the slain Shopian and Srinagar civilians and militants at Khanqah-e-Moula Pampore.
Reports said that the people assembled in the lawns of Khankah-e-Maula Pampore soon after the culmination of Friday prayers and offered funeral prayers in absentia for the slain civilians and militants killed recently in Shopian and Srinagar.
Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Yasin Malik had asked people to offer the prayers.