Tral killings: JRL holds funeral prayers in absentia
Srinagar: On JRL call, funeral prayers in absentia were held at many places in which leaders and activists along with common people participated in large numbers.
Notably, Joint Resistence Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had asked people to offer funeral prayers in absentia for the slain Tral militants.
On JRL call, leaders and activists from Hurriyat (G), Hurriyat (M) and JKLF organized various funeral prayers in absentia for yesterday’s martyrs who laid down their lives at Tral Pulwama.
The prayers in absentia were held at Lal-chowk, Hyderpora, Nowshehra, Nawakadal and many other places, a JRL spokesman said.
He said that at Lal Chowk, the funeral prayers in absentia were led by JKLF vice chairman Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi and JKLF secretary general Engineer Ghulam Rasool Dar Eidhi, Hurriyat (M) leaders Muhammad Shafi Khan Haji Muhammad Sideeq Hazari Sahil Ahmad, JKLF Leaders Muhammad Yasin Butt, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Muhammad Sideeq Guru, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and Meraj-ud-din Parray along with others participated in it.
At Nowshehra, Nawa-kadal and Hyderpora, funeral prayers in absentia were led by Hurriyat (G) leaders Muhammad Rafiq Owaisi, Molvi Bashir Irfani and Tauseef Ahmad and besides common people in large numbers leaders including Bilal Ahmad Sideequi, Syed Muhammad Shafi, Rameez Raja, Khawaja Firdous, Sajad Ahmad Sofi participated in these prayers meetings. Besides praying for the recent martyrs, participants in these funeral prayers meetings also prayed for the success of the sacred cause for which these innocent martyrs are laying their lives for.