In-pics: Thousands assemble for slain militant’s funeral in Pulwama

Thousands of civilians attended funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat

SRINAGAR: Thousands of civilians participated in the funeral of slain Hizbul Mujahideen militant – Bilal Ahmad Bhat – at Karimabad area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.

Bilal was active for over one year. He was killed in a gunfight with government forces at Gudoora village of the district late Tuesday evening.

Vikar Syed of JandK Now captured these images of the funeral.

Women assemble to witness funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Women assemble to witness funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat
People wait for Bilal Ahmad Bhat's body at local 'martyrs' graveyard'
People wait for Bilal Ahmad Bhat’s body at local ‘martyrs’ graveyard’
Mother of slain Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Mother of slain Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Wife of slain Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Wife of slain Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Women assemble to witness funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Women assemble to witness funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Young girl captures funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Young girl captures funeral of Bilal Ahmad Bhat