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In Pics: Draped in Green flag at 11, thousands participate in Shopian boys funeral

By INS Correspondent , in Photo Gallery Regional , at July 11, 2018

Saliq Iqbal died after he along with other kids were fiddling with a grenade which exploded in Memandar area of Shopian district on Wednesday.


Thousands participated in his funeral before he was laid to rest.
Saliq was draped in Pakistan flag and wore a green head band with inscription reading ‘There is no God but Allah and Muhamamd PBUH is his messenger’. He was 11.


Pall of gloom has descended on the whole area and sobs and tears were all around the area.
Three more boys and a girl have been injured, some have grievous injuries.
They are all admitted in Srinagar Hospital.





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