Complete shutdown observed in IOK today

Srinagar, May 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people defying curfew and other restrictions participated in the funeral prayers of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Butt in Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

People from different areas of the territory made their way into Tral to participate in the last rites of Sabzar Ahmad Butt who along with his associate Faizan Ahmed was killed by Indian troops at Saimoh in Tral area of the district, yesterday. Despite restrictions and heavy deployment of Indian forces, people had gathered in such a huge number that the funeral of Sabzar was held at least seven times. He was buried amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans at his ancestral Ratsuna village in Tral. Funeral in absentia was also held in all major and small towns in the territory. Many mourners were injured in clashes with police after such funerals in Srinagar and Kupwara.

The funeral prayers of Faizan Ahmed were offered at Darul Uloom road in Tral. Mourners drove in thousands to the town to have the last glimpse of the young martyr. Local mosques reverberated with pro-Islam and pro-freedom songs on the occasion. He was buried next to Burhan Wani’s grave at Eidgah in Tral.

A delegation of Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir comprising Raja Merajuddin, Omar Aadil Dar, Rameez Raja and Sirajuddin visited the families of Sabzar Ahmad Butt and Faizan Ahmad in Tral. The delegation conveyed condolences from Syed Ali Gilani to the bereaved families.

Meanwhile, complete shutdown, marked by curfew and other restrictions, was observed in the Kashmir Valley, today, against the killing of Sabzar Ahmed Butt and other youth by Indian troops. All shops and other business establishments were closed while traffic remained off the road. The strike was observed on the call of joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik. In view of tense situation in the Kashmir valley, Kashmir University has postponed examinations scheduled to be held in next two days. The strike will continue, tomorrow, while a march towards Tral will be held on Tuesday to pay tributes to the martyrs. Mobile and internet services remained suspended, today.

On the other hand, the authorities placed almost all Hurriyet leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik either under house arrest or in jails to prevent them from leading anti-India protests, tomorrow. Police arrested Muhammad Yasin Malik from his Maisuma residence and shifted him to Central Jail, Srinagar. Hurriyet leader Hilal Ahmad War was arrested and lodged at Maisuma police station.


2 Responses to “Seven rounds of funeral held for Sabzar”

  1. 1. vikram Says:

    Problem is not there in kashmir it’s problem with our leaders that not dealt this agitation with tough hands. Had anybody printed any news what the china is doing with Muslims in china. They demolished mosques and imposed restrictions on five time prayer.Pakistan use to bark on the name of Islam against India and where beggar Pakistan is standing as far as Chinese Muslims are concern. One more thing where there is 50% population of muslims they use to start jihad and start saying to implement sarriyat law. Every muslim country where there is sarriyat law. Law and order situation is worst. Every country where there is Muslim majority other religions are in danger because Muslims are highly in tolerant. So in a nut shell Muslims are jehadi, terrorist and they should be dealt sticky and even if necessary impose restrictions on them to maintain national integrity. Every where in this world 97% of the terrorist belong to one and only one religion that is Islam. Muslims are the biggest threat for peace in the world. If Muslims want to be part of development they should leave there jihadi thinking and should start modern education instead of getting education from madrassa. Leave it even the 9/11 attack was performed by well educated engineer so it’s not problem with education but with the religion so if kashmiris want peace in valley they should embrace their original religion that is Hinduism other wise they will suffer more with this type of pseudo religion which is so called islam

  2. 2. shah Says:

    You Indian Dog , Idol Worshiper Made by your own Hand , you know nothing about Islam. So don’t Bark without studing Islamic Books about Islam Religion. Muslims are not United that’s why Dogs like you are Barking.

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