Sachnews Jammu Kashmir :
Baramulla, November 14 :
Thousands of people today participated in the funeral prayers of slain Hizb ul Mujhaideen militant Toib Majeed Mir and his associate Ashiq Ahmed Bhat at their ancestral villages of Sopore and Pattan respectively.
Toib and his associate Ashiq Hussian Bhat were killed in a shootout at Sultanpora Zachaldara village of Handwara on Monday late evening.
Toib Majeed Mir son of Abdul Majeed Mir from Brath Kalan Sopore had joined militant ranks in 2016.
He along with Aijaz Shiekh had gone missing in May 2016. Aijaz was killed in Gunfight at Nethipora earlier this year.
Meanwhile a complete shutdown was observed today in Palhalan and Bratkalan Sopore areas of Baramulla district to mourn the killing of two HM militants in a gunfight with Security forces yesterday.
Reports said that all shops and other business establishments remained closed while traffic was off the roads.