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Photo story: Sopore encounter aftermath

Faizan khurshid

Baramulla (PTK)

Two local militants identified as Owais Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Bakar son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat of Gund Brath Sopore and Tahir Ahmad Dar alias Abu Abdullah son of Mohammad Ramzan Dar resident of Saidpora Sopore were killed in an overnight gunfight with the government forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Let us see the aftermath from Faizan Khurshid’s Lens

Armoured vehicles (Casper) of Security forces leaving from the gunfight site after concluding the operation

Damaged gunfight site ( Residential House)

Small kid looking towards the wreckage inside the gunfight site ( Residential House)

Small kid looking towards the wreckage inside the gunfight site

Group of people examining the gunfight site 

Persons displaying the blood soaked wreckage of the gunfight site

One of the woman mourner awaits for the deadbody of Owais Ahmad Bhat while holding flower petals in a tray to be hurled on the body.

One of the woman mourner awaits for the deadbody of Owais Ahmad Bhat while holding Mehandi (A reddish plant substance, prepared from the dried leaves, used for temporary tattoos and hair).

Group of girls raising slogans

Kins of the slain militant Owais Ahmad Bhat wail while waiting for the dead body.

People carrying dead body of the slain to the home

Hundreds gathered to have the last glimpse

One of the mourner kissing feet of slain militant Owais Ahmad Bhat.

Mother of slain militant, kissing his son for the last time.

Injured Cousin brother having the last glimpse of the slain

Group of women having the last glimpse

Girl looking through the glass pane of a window towards the deadbody

Reflection of people who thronged the residence of slain militant

Mourners climbed on the trees to have a clear glimpse

Thousands of people participated in last rites

One of the mourner raising slogans

Thousands participated in the funeral procession

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