Funeral prayers in absentia held for victims of Hyderpora fake encounter 

Srinagar, November 19, 2021 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the funeral prayers in absentia were held in several mosques of the territory, today, for the victims of Hyderpora fake encounter. Four civilians were martyred by Indian troops in a fake encounter in Hyderpora area of Srinagar on Monday evening.

People attended the funeral prayers in absentia for the martyrs in several mosques of Srinagar and other towns of the occupied territory. The imams of the mosques paid rich tributes to the martyrs and urged India to shun military violence and resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

Two of the four martyred civilians, Altaf Ahmad Butt and Dr Mudassir, were laid to rest in Barazulla and Rawlapora areas of Srinagar, after midnight on Thursday. Their bodies were exhumed from Handwara graveyard Thursday evening. The occupation authorities allowed only family members and close relatives to attend the last rites of the martyrs. On the other hand, the authorities did not allow people to offer Juma prayers at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar.

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