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Army Killings: Multiple funerals held for slain Rayees

Army Killings: Multiple funerals held for slain Rayees
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Thousands of people Wednesday participated in funeral prayers of Rayees Ahmed who succumbed to injuries today at SKIMS, Srinagar.

Rising Kashmir has learnt that three rounds of funerals were held for slain Rayees in which thousands of people participated.

Amid pro-Islamic and pro-freedom slogans, Rayees was laid to rest at his native village in Nadipora in district Shopian.

Pertinently, Army opened fire on civilians in Ganowpora, Shopian on Saturday killing two youth on spot while third youth (Rayees) succumbed today, taking toll to three.

Also, around ten people were injured in the army firing.

The Joint Resistance Leadership had called for a complete state-wide shutdown on Sunday to protests against the killings.

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